bond

phonetic symbol: / bánd / 

bond - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a connection that fastens things together
attachment

[ noun ]
■ a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
hamper , shackle , trammel

[ noun ]
■ the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
adherence , adhesion , adhesiveness

[ noun ]
■ British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
james bond

[ noun ]
■ United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940)
julian bond

[ noun ]
■ an electrical force linking atoms
chemical bond

[ noun ]
■ (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
e.g.)
・a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman
bail , bail bond

[ noun ]
■ a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money
■ the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
bond certificate

[ noun ]
■ a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
e.g.)
・their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them
alliance

[ noun ]
■ a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper
■ originally made for printing documents
bond paper

[ verb ]
■ stick to firmly
adhere , bind , hold fast , stick , stick to

[ verb ]
■ bring together in a common cause or emotion
bring together , draw together

[ verb ]
■ issue bonds on

[ verb ]
■ create social or emotional ties
e.g.)
・The grandparents want to bond with the child
attach , bind , tie

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