Synonyms of bind in English:

bind


See definition of bind

verb

1‘bundles of logs bound together with ropes’

SYNONYMS
tie, tie up, fasten, fasten together, hold together, secure, make fast, attach
rope, strap, lash, truss, tether, hitch, chain, fetter, pinion, shackle, hobble
moor
ANTONYMS

untie, release

2‘Shelley bound up the wound with a clean dressing’

SYNONYMS
bandage, dress, cover, wrap, swathe, swaddle
strap up, tape up

3‘the experience had bound them together’

SYNONYMS
unite, join, bond, knit together, draw together, yoke together
ANTONYMS

separate

4‘other OPEC members bound themselves to return to the quotas of 1984’

SYNONYMS
commit oneself, undertake, give an undertaking, pledge
vow, promise, swear, give one's word

5‘clay is made up chiefly of tiny soil particles which bind together tightly’

SYNONYMS
stick, cohere

6‘a frill with the edges bound in a contrasting colour’

SYNONYMS
trim, hem, edge, border, fringe, rim, band
finish
archaic purfle

7‘Sarah did not want to be bound by a rigid timetable’

SYNONYMS
constrain, restrict, confine, restrain, tie hand and foot, tie down, shackle
hamper, hinder, inhibit, cramp someone's style
literary trammel

noun

1‘I know being disturbed on Christmas Day is a bind’

SYNONYMS
nuisance, annoyance, inconvenience, bore, bother, source of irritation, irritant, problem, trial
informal pain, pain in the neck, pain in the backside, headache, hassle, drag, aggravation, pest
North American informal pain in the butt
Australian informal fair cow
Australian, New Zealand informal nark
British vulgar slang pain in the arse
North American vulgar slang pain in the ass
dated infliction

2‘the president finds himself in a political bind’

SYNONYMS
predicament, awkward situation, quandary, dilemma, plight, difficult situation, cleft stick, mess, quagmire
impasse, double bind
informal spot, tight spot, hole