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Bind vs. Collar

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  • Bind (verb)

    To tie; to confine by any ligature.

  • Bind (verb)

    To cohere or stick together in a mass.

    "Just to make the cheese more binding"

  • Bind (verb)

    To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.

    "I wish I knew why the sewing machine binds up after I use it for a while."

  • Bind (verb)

    To exert a binding or restraining influence.

    "These are the ties that bind."

  • Bind (verb)

    To tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.

    "to bind grain in bundles"

    "to bind a prisoner"

  • Bind (verb)

    To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind.

    "Gravity binds the planets to the sun."

    "Frost binds the earth."

  • Bind (verb)

    To couple.

  • Bind (verb)

    To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie.

    "to bind the conscience"

    "to bind by kindness"

    "bound by affection"

    "commerce binds nations to each other"

  • Bind (verb)

    To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.

  • Bind (verb)

    To place under legal obligation to serve.

    "to bind an apprentice"

    "bound out to service"

  • Bind (verb)

    To protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.

  • Bind (verb)

    To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something.

    "to bind a belt about one"

    "to bind a compress upon a wound"

  • Bind (verb)

    To cover, as with a bandage.

    "to bind up a wound"

  • Bind (verb)

    To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action, as by producing constipation.

    "Certain drugs bind the bowels."

  • Bind (verb)

    To put together in a cover, as of books.

    "The three novels were bound together."

  • Bind (verb)

    To make two or more elements stick together.

  • Bind (verb)

    To associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name, method name, etc. with the content of a storage location.

  • Bind (verb)

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  • Bind (verb)

    To complain; to whine about something.

  • Bind (noun)

    That which binds or ties.

  • Bind (noun)

    A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.

  • Bind (noun)

    Any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine.

  • Bind (noun)

    A ligature or tie for grouping notes.

  • Bind (noun)

    A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.

    "the Maróczy Bind"

  • Bind (noun)

    The indurated clay of coal mines.

  • Collar (noun)

    Anything that encircles the neck.

  • Collar (noun)

    The part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket, etc.) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.

  • Collar (noun)

    A decorative band or other fabric around the neckline.

  • Collar (noun)

    A chain worn around the neck.

  • Collar (noun)

    A similar detachable item.

  • Collar (noun)

    A coloured ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.

  • Collar (noun)

    A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain and/or identify it.

    "Make sure your dog has a collar holding an identification tag."

  • Collar (noun)

    A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal.

  • Collar (noun)

    A piece of meat from the neck of an animal.

    "a collar of brawn"

  • Collar (noun)

    Any encircling device or structure.

    "A nylon collar kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath."

  • Collar (noun)

    A hangman's knot.

  • Collar (noun)

    A physical lockout device to prevent operation of a mechanical signal lever.

  • Collar (noun)

    A ring or cincture.

  • Collar (noun)

    A collar beam.

  • Collar (noun)

    Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.

  • Collar (noun)

    The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.

  • Collar (noun)

    A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with the esophagus.

  • Collar (noun)

    An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.

  • Collar (noun)

    An arrest.

  • Collar (noun)

    A trading strategy using options such that there is both an upper limit on profit and a lower limit on loss, constructed through taking equal but opposite positions in a put and a call with different strike prices.

  • Collar (verb)

    To grab or seize by the collar or neck.

  • Collar (verb)

    To place a collar on, to fit with one.

    "Collar and leash aggressive dogs."

  • Collar (verb)

    To seize, capture or detain.

  • Collar (verb)

    To preempt, control stringently and exclusively.

  • Collar (verb)

    To arrest.

  • Collar (verb)

    To bind in conversation.

    "I managed to collar Fred in the office for an hour."

  • Collar (verb)

    To roll up (beef or other meat) and bind it with string preparatory to cooking.

  • Collar (verb)

    To bind (a submissive) to a dominant under specific conditions or obligations.

Wiktionary
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  • Bind

    To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles; to bind a prisoner.

  • Bind

    To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind; as, attraction binds the planets to the sun; frost binds the earth, or the streams.

  • Bind

    To cover, as with a bandage; to bandage or dress; - sometimes with up; as, to bind up a wound.

  • Bind

    To make fast ( a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something; as, to bind a belt about one; to bind a compress upon a part.

  • Bind

    To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action; as, certain drugs bind the bowels.

  • Bind

    To protect or strengthen by a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.

  • Bind

    To sew or fasten together, and inclose in a cover; as, to bind a book.

  • Bind

    Fig.: To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other moral tie; as, to bind the conscience; to bind by kindness; bound by affection; commerce binds nations to each other.

  • Bind

    To bring (any one) under definite legal obligations; esp. under the obligation of a bond or covenant.

  • Bind (verb)

    To tie; to confine by any ligature.

  • Bind (verb)

    To contract; to grow hard or stiff; to cohere or stick together in a mass; as, clay binds by heat.

  • Bind (verb)

    To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.

  • Bind (verb)

    To exert a binding or restraining influence.

  • Bind (noun)

    That which binds or ties.

  • Bind (noun)

    Any twining or climbing plant or stem, esp. a hop vine; a bine.

  • Bind (noun)

    Indurated clay, when much mixed with the oxide of iron.

  • Bind (noun)

    A ligature or tie for grouping notes.

  • Collar (noun)

    Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog.

  • Collar (noun)

    A ring or cincture.

  • Collar (noun)

    The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.

  • Collar (noun)

    An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order.

  • Collar (noun)

    A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus.

  • Collar (noun)

    A ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars.

  • Collar (noun)

    An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.

  • Collar (noun)

    A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.

  • Collar

    To seize by the collar.

  • Collar

    To put a collar on.

  • Collar

    to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as put the collar on.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Bind (noun)

    something that hinders as if with bonds

  • Bind (verb)

    stick to firmly;

    "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

  • Bind (verb)

    create social or emotional ties;

    "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

  • Bind (verb)

    make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope;

    "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

  • Bind (verb)

    wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

  • Bind (verb)

    secure with or as if with ropes;

    "tie down the prisoners"

    "tie up the old newspapes and bring them to the recycling shed"

  • Bind (verb)

    bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted;

    "He's held by a contract"

    "I'll hold you by your promise"

  • Bind (verb)

    form a chemical bond with;

    "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

  • Bind (verb)

    provide with a binding;

    "bind the books in leather"

  • Bind (verb)

    fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord;

    "They tied their victim to the chair"

  • Bind (verb)

    cause to be constipated;

    "These foods tend to constipate you"

  • Collar (noun)

    a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

  • Collar (noun)

    a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it

  • Collar (noun)

    necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

  • Collar (noun)

    a figurative restraint;

    "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"

    "kept a tight leash on his emotions"

    "he's always gotten a long leash"

  • Collar (noun)

    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);

    "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

  • Collar (verb)

    take into custody;

    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

  • Collar (verb)

    seize by the neck or collar

  • Collar (verb)

    furnish with a collar;

    "collar the dog"

Princeton's WordNet
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