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BOND





Definition:

  1. [noun] an electrical force linking atoms
    Synonyms: chemical

  2. [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
    Synonyms: certificate

  3. [noun] a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
    Synonyms: alliance

  4. [noun] (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
    Synonyms: bail, bail

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

  6. [noun] a connection that fastens things together
    Synonyms: attachment

  7. [noun] a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents
    Synonyms: paper

  8. [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)
    Synonyms: Bond, Julian Bond

  9. [noun] British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
    Synonyms: Bond, James Bond

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

  11. [verb] stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
    Synonyms: adhere, hold fast, bind, stick, stick to

  12. [verb] create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
    Synonyms: bind, tie, attach

  13. [verb] issue bonds on

  14. [verb] bring together in a common cause or emotion; "The death of their child had drawn them together"
    Synonyms: bring together, draw together

  15. [adjective] held in slavery; "born of enslaved parents"
    Synonyms: enslaved, enthralled, in age

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