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Another word for bind

  1. To make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

  2. To apply therapeutic materials to (a wound)

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    care for

  3. To be morally bound to do

      1. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
      2. To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
      3. To accept tentative membership in (a fraternity, etc.)
      1. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      2. To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
      3. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      1. To put in trust or charge; entrust:
      2. To consign for future use or for preservation:
      3. To give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign
      1. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
      2. To load to capacity; fill:
      3. To excite; rouse:
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  4. To unite or be united in a relationship

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  1. A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition

      1. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
      2. The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
      3. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
      1. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
      2. A chemical bath used to clear metal of scale, preserve wood, etc.
      3. (Scotland) A bit, small quantity
      1. Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
      2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      3. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
      1. (Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
      2. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
      3. A liquid food, with or without solid particles, made by cooking meat, vegetables, fish, etc. in water, milk, or the like
      1. An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
      2. A fight or conflict
      3. A disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
      1. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
      2. A difficult or inextricable position
      3. (Figuratively) A perilous, mixed up and troubled situation; a hopeless tangle; a predicament.
      1. (Archaic) category
      2. (Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
      3. A condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
      1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
      2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
      3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
      2. A food made by boiling fruit with sugar to a thick mixture
      3. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
      1. Trouble; difficulty:
      2. Used other than as an idiom: see hot,‎ water.
      3. (Informal) Trouble; difficulty
      1. (Comput.) A building, business, or locality where wireless access to the Internet is provided or is available
      2. (Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
      3. Any place regarded as a center for a specified activity or interest
      1. (Sports) The small pit lined with a cup into which a golf ball must be hit.
      2. A small, dingy, squalid place; any dirty, badly lighted room, house, etc.
      3. (Physics) A vacant position in an atom left by the absence of a valence electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge.
      1. The position, as of a ship or aircraft, determined by visual observations with the aid of equipment.
      2. A clear determination or understanding:
      3. An instance of arranging a special consideration, such as an exemption from a requirement, or an improper or illegal outcome, especially by means of bribery.
      1. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
      2. The people of the Netherlands.
      3. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
      1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
      2. Any serious problem
      3. Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
      1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      1. Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
      2. (Idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.
      1. Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
      2. A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
      3. (--- Baseball) Either side of home plate, toward or away from the batter.
      1. An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function:
      2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
      3. (Chiefly British) A small country house used as a sporting lodge:
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Another word for bind

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  1. To constrain with bonds

  2. To hold together or in place

      1. To stick fast to something; stay attached:
      2. To stick fast; stay attached
      3. To carry out a plan, scheme, or operation without deviation:
      1. To make (a person or thing) part of; join
      2. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
      3. To appoint by authority or order
      1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
      2. To bring about; effect:
      3. To make certain; ensure:
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  3. To obligate

      1. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
      2. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
      3. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
      1. To make (something) necessary or unavoidable; involve or imply as a necessary condition, outcome, etc.
      2. (Now Rare) To compel; require; force
      1. To do a service or favor for:
      2. To compel by moral, legal, or physical force; constrain
      3. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
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  4. To dress

      1. To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
      2. To apply a bandage to.
      1. To arrange or fold (something) about as cover or protection:
      2. To clasp, fold, or coil about something:
      3. To enclose, especially in paper, and fasten:
      1. To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
      2. To regard and handle in a certain way. Often used with as :
      3. To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition):
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  5. To join

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