someone's word is his/her bond

Definition of someone's word is his/her bond

used to say that someone always keeps his/her promises

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

word play
  1. : something that is said

  2. : talk, discourse

  3. : the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. : speak

  2. : to express in words : phrase

her play
  1. : of or relating to her or herself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action — compare 1she

  1. : objective case of she

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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