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binding

verb
present participle of bind

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1 to confine or restrain with or as if with chains
  • prisons tend to bind convicted criminals for transport

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2 to cover with a bandage
  • bind the wound to stop the bleeding

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3 to gather into a tight mass by means of a line or cord
  • bind the asparagus spears carefully before packing the bunches

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The first known use of binding was in the 13th century

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“Binding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/binding. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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