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bond

bond

 
pronunciation:
band
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that joins, ties, or fastens together.
This glue creates a powerful bond.She untied the bonds on my ankles, and I was free.
synonyms:
connection
similar words:
check, control, hold, link, rein
definition 2: a feeling or shared interest that brings people together.
Friendship is a special bond.
synonyms:
connection, link, tie
similar words:
chemistry, sympathy, yoke
definition 3: a piece of paper that a government or business gives when it borrows money. A bond promises to repay the sum of money along with interest.
similar words:
certificate, guarantee, note, roll
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bonded, bonding, bonds
definition: to bind together.
The heat bonded the two pieces of metal.
synonyms:
attach, combine, connect, fasten, join, unite
similar words:
affix, band, cement, chain, glue, link, paste, stick
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