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bond

 
Adjective bond has 1 sense
  1. bond, enslaved, enthralled, in bondage - held in slavery; "born of enslaved parents"
    Antonym: free (indirect, via slave)
Noun bond has 10 senses
  1. chemical bond, bond - an electrical force linking atoms
    --1 is a kind of attraction, attractive force
    --1 has particulars:
     covalent bond; cross-link, cross-linkage; hydrogen bond; ionic bond, electrovalent bond, electrostatic bond; metallic bond; peptide bond, peptide linkage
  2. bond, bond certificate - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    --2 is a kind of debt instrument, certificate of indebtedness; security, certificate
    --2 has particulars:
     bond issue; convertible bond; corporate bond; coupon bond, bearer bond; government bond; junk bond, high-yield bond; municipal bond; noncallable bond; performance bond, surety bond; post-obit bond; registered bond; revenue bond; secured bond; unsecured bond, debenture, debenture bond; zero coupon bond; Premium Bond
    Derived form: verb bond3
  3. alliance, bond - a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
    --3 is a kind of connection, connexion, connectedness
    --3 has particulars: silver cord
    Derived forms: verb bond2, verb bond4
  4. bail, bail bond, bond - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
    --4 is a kind of recognizance, recognisance
  5. shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels - a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    --5 is a kind of restraint, constraint
    --5 has particulars:
     ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains
  6. attachment, bond - a connection that fastens things together
    --6 is a kind of connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
    --6 has particulars: ligament
    Derived form: verb bond1
  7. bond, bond paper - a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents
    --7 is a kind of writing paper
  8. Bond, Julian Bond - United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940)
    --8 is a kind of civil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activist
  9. Bond, James Bond - British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
    --9 is a kind of fictional character, fictitious character, character
  10. adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond - the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    --10 is a kind of stickiness
    Derived form: verb bond1
Verb bond has 4 senses
  1. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
    --1 is one way to attach
    Derived forms: noun bond10, noun bond6
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. bind, tie, attach, bond - create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
    --2 is one way to relate
    Derived form: noun bond3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s PP
  3. bond - issue bonds on
    --3 is one way to
    mortgage
    Derived form: noun bond2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. bond, bring together, draw together - bring together in a common cause or emotion; "The death of their child had drawn them together"
    --4 is one way to connect, link, tie, link up
    Derived form: noun bond3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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