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bind /baind/
  • (bất qui tắc) ngoại động từ bound/baund/, bounden/'baundən/ (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ)
    • trói, buộc, bỏ lại
      • to bind hand and foot: trói tay, trói chân
      • to be bound to do something: bắt buộc phải làm gì; nhất định phải làm gì
    • ký hợp đồng học nghề
      • to be bound [as an] apprentice: ký hợp đồng học nghề
    • ràng buộc
      • to bind oneself: tự mình ràng buộc với, giao ước, hứa hẹn, cam đoan
      • to be bound by an oath: bị ràng buộc bởi lời thề
    • chấp nhận, thừa nhận (một giao kèo, giá cả mua bán...)
      • to bind a bargain: chấp nhận giá cả mua bán
    • làm táo bón (đồ ăn)
    • băng bó (vết thương); đánh đai nẹp (thùng...); đóng (sách); tết quanh
      • head bound with laurels: đầu tết vòng hoa nguyệt quế
  • (bất qui tắc) nội động từ bound/baund/
    • kết lại với nhau, kết thành khối rắn
      • clay binds to heat: đất sét rắn lại khi đem nung
    • (kỹ thuật) kẹt (cán bộ phân trong máy)
    • táo bón
    • to bind over
      • bắt buộc
    • to bind over appear: buộc phải ra toà
    • to bind up
      • băng bó (vết thương)
    • đóng (nhiều quyển sách) thành một tập
    • danh từ
      • (ngành mỏ) vỉa đất sét (giữa hai vỉa than)
      • (như) bire
      • (âm nhạc) dấu nối
    Concise Dictionary
    +something that hinders as if with bonds
    +stick to firmly
    +create social or emotional ties
    +make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope
    +wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    +secure with or as if with ropes
    +bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    +form a chemical bond with
    +provide with a binding
    +fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    +cause to be constipated

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 tie, fasten, secure, make fast, tie up:
    The thieves bound him hand and foot.
    2 constrain; hold, oblige, obligate:
    The contract we signed is equally binding on both parties. The union is bound by an agreement that expires in a month.
    3 gird, encircle, wreathe, wrap, cover, swathe, bandage:
    They were binding his wounded head.
    4 cement, stick, cause to adhere; attach, connect:
    Ordinary glue will bind these pieces together.
    5 Colloq US dilemma, predicament, tight spot, (difficult) situation, Colloq pickle, fix, jam:
    I'm in a real bind because I've invited two girls to the party.
    6 Colloq Brit annoyance, irritant, bother, bore, trial, ordeal, irritation, vexation, Colloq pain (in the neck or arse):
    It was a bit of a bind having to wait three hours at the airport.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb (bound, bound )
    tie with rope / fabric
    1 [VN] ~ sb/sth (to sth)
    ~ sb/sth (together) to tie sb/sth with rope, string, etc. so that they cannot move or are held together firmly: She was bound to a chair. + They bound his hands together. + He was left bound and gagged (= tied up and with a piece of fabric tied over his mouth).
    2 [VN] ~ sth (up) to tie a long thin piece of fabric around sth: She bound up his wounds.
    3 [VN] ~ A and B (together)
    ~ A to B to unite people, organizations, etc. so that they live or work together more happily or effectively: Organizations such as schools, factories and clubs bind a community together. + She thought that having his child would bind him to her forever.
    make sb do sth
    4 [usually passive] ~ sb (to sth) to force sb to do sth by making them promise to do it or by making it their duty to do it: [VN] He had been bound to secrecy (= made to promise not to tell people about sth). + [VN to inf] The agreement binds her to repay the debt in full within six months.
    See also - BINDING, BOUND
    stick together
    5 ~ (sth) (together) to stick together or to make things stick together in a solid mass: [V] Add an egg yolk to make the mixture bind. + [VN] Add an egg yolk to bind the mixture together.
    6 [VN] [usually passive] to fasten the pages of a book together and put them inside a cover: two volumes bound in leather
    sew edge
    7 [VN] [often passive] ~ sth (with sth) to sew the edge of sth to decorate it or to make it stronger: The blankets were bound with satin.
    Idioms see HAND n.
    Phrasal Verbs: bind sb over [usually passive]
    1 (AmE, law) to give sb BAIL while they are waiting to go to trial: He was bound over for trial.
    2 (BrE, law) to give sb a formal warning that if they break the law again they will be punished: She was bound over to keep the peace for a year.
    + noun [sing.] (BrE, informal) an annoying situation that is often difficult to avoid
    See also - DOUBLE BIND
    Idioms: in a bind (AmE) in a difficult situation that you do not know how to get out of
    Collocation Dictionary


    awful, dreadful, real, terrible | double


    in a ~
    He's in a double bind: he needs experience to get a job but he can't get experience without working.

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