my word is my bond

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of my word is my bond

used to indicate that one will always do what one has promised to do
  • You can believe me when I say I'll help you. My word is my bond.

Word by Word Definitions

my play
  1. : of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : muscle : muscle and

word play
  1. : a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use

  2. : the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements

  3. : a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word

  1. : to express in words : phrase

  2. : speak

bond play
  1. : something that binds or restrains : fetter

  2. : a binding agreement : covenant

  3. : a band or cord used to tie something

  1. : to lap (a building material, such as brick) for solidity of construction

  2. : to secure payment of duties and taxes on (goods) by giving a bond (see 1bond 5a)

  3. : to convert into a debt secured by bonds (see 1bond 5a)

  1. : bound in slavery


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