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Bind vs. Wrap

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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.

  • Wrap (verb)

    To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.

  • Wrap (verb)

    To enclose or coil around an object or organism, as a form of grasping.

    "A snake wraps itself around its prey."

  • Wrap (verb)

    To conceal by enveloping or enfolding; to hide.

  • Wrap (verb)

    To finish shooting (filming) a video, television show, or movie.

    "To avoid going over budget, let's make sure we wrap by ten. (compare wrap up 2)"

  • Wrap (verb)

    To break a continuous line (of text) onto the next line

    "I wrapped the text so that I wouldn't need to scroll to the right to read it."

  • Wrap (verb)

    To make functionality available through a software wrapper.

  • Wrap (verb)

    To (cause to) reset to an original value after passing a maximum.

    "The row counter wraps back to zero when no more rows can be inserted."

  • Wrap (noun)

    A garment that one wraps around the body to keep oneself warm.

  • Wrap (noun)

    A type of food consisting of various ingredients wrapped in a tortilla or pancake.

  • Wrap (noun)

    The completion of all or a major part of a performance.

  • Wrap (noun)

    A wraparound mortgage.

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Oxford Dictionary
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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.

  • Wrap

    To snatch up; transport; - chiefly used in the p. p. wrapt.

  • Wrap

    To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds.

  • Wrap

    To cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; - often with up.

  • Wrap

    To conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by.

  • Wrap (noun)

    A wrapper; - often used in the plural for blankets, furs, shawls, etc., used in riding or traveling.

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"

  • Wrap (noun)

    cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

  • Wrap (noun)

    a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

  • Wrap (noun)

    the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

  • Wrap (verb)

    arrange or fold as a cover or protection;

    "wrap the baby before taking her out"

    "Wrap the present"

  • Wrap (verb)

    wrap or coil around;

    "roll your hair around your finger"

    "Twine the thread around the spool"

  • Wrap (verb)

    enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering;

    "Fog enveloped the house"

Princeton's WordNet

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