Thesaurus

bonds

noun
plural of bond

Synonyms & Antonyms of bonds

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something that physically prevents free movement
  • before they could release the captive, they had to undo a number of bonds

Synonyms for bonds

Words Related to bonds

2 a uniting or binding force or influence
  • the bond of love between them was so strong that even death could not break it

Synonyms for bonds

Words Related to bonds

Near Antonyms for bonds

3 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation
  • signed a bond to repay the money

Synonyms for bonds

Words Related to bonds

4 a substance used to stick things together
  • what type of bond works best on ceramics?

Synonyms for bonds

Words Related to bonds

bonds

verb
present tense third-person singular of bond

Synonyms of bonds (Entry 2 of 2)

to form a close personal relationship
  • a man attempting to bond with his new and mistrustful stepson

Synonyms for bonds

Words Related to bonds

Phrases Synonymous with bonds

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About bonds

Thesaurus Entries Near bonds

bondmen

bonds

bond servant

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Bonds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bonds. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on bonds

Nglish: Translation of bonds for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of bonds for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!