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bond

 (bŏnd)
n.
1. Something, such as a fetter, cord, or band, that binds, ties, or fastens things together.
2. often bonds Confinement in prison; captivity.
3. A uniting force or tie; a link: the familial bond.
4. A binding agreement; a covenant.
5. A duty, promise, or other obligation by which one is bound.
6.
a. A substance or agent that causes two or more objects or parts to cohere.
b. The union or cohesion brought about by such a substance or agent.
7. A chemical bond.
8. A systematically overlapping or alternating arrangement of bricks or stones in a wall, designed to increase strength and stability.
9. A written obligation requiring the payment of a sum at a certain time.
10. A debt security obligating a government or corporation to pay a specified amount on a future date, especially a marketable security that makes semiannual interest payments.
11.
a. A guarantee issued by a surety agency on behalf of a client, requiring the surety to pay a sum of money to a third party in the event the client fails to fulfill certain obligations; a surety bond.
b. A sum pledged as a guarantee.
12. A sum paid as a guarantee of a person's appearance at court for trial; bail: set bond at $100,000; released the prisoner on a $10,000 bond.
13. The condition of being held under the guarantee of a customs bond: imported merchandise stored in bond.
14. An insurance contract that indemnifies an employer for loss resulting from a fraudulent or dishonest act by an employee; a fidelity bond.
15. Bond paper.
v. bond·ed, bond·ing, bonds
v.tr.
1. To join securely, as with glue or cement.
2. To join (two or more individuals) in a relationship, as by shared belief or experience: An interest in banking reform bonded the two political opponents.
3.
a. To finance by issuing bonds: Two projects have already been bonded.
b. To raise by issuing bonds: The city bonded $900,000 for the new park.
4. To gain the release of (someone who has been arrested) by providing a bail bond: bonded his cousin out of jail.
5. To issue a surety bond or a fidelity bond for.
6. To lay (bricks or stones) in an overlapping or alternating pattern.
v.intr.
1. To cohere with a bond.
2. To form a close personal relationship.
3. To secure release from prison by providing a bail bond: The accused bonded out of jail.

[Middle English, variant of band, from Old Norse; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.]

bond′a·bil′i·ty n.
bond′a·ble adj.
bond′er n.

bond

(bɒnd)
n
1. something that binds, fastens, or holds together, such as a chain or rope
2. (often plural) something that brings or holds people together; tie: a bond of friendship.
3. (plural) something that restrains or imprisons; captivity or imprisonment
4. something that governs behaviour; obligation; duty
5. a written or spoken agreement, esp a promise: marriage bond.
6. adhesive quality or strength
7. (Banking & Finance) finance a certificate of debt issued in order to raise funds. It carries a fixed rate of interest and is repayable with or without security at a specified future date
8. (Law) law a written acknowledgment of an obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract
9. (Insurance) insurance US and Canadian a policy guaranteeing payment of a stated sum to an employer in compensation for financial losses incurred through illegal or unauthorized acts of an employee
10. (Building) any of various arrangements of bricks or stones in a wall in which they overlap so as to provide strength
11. (Chemistry) See chemical bond
12. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) See bond paper
13. (Commerce) in bond commerce deposited in a bonded warehouse
vb (mainly tr)
14. (also intr) to hold or be held together, as by a rope or an adhesive; bind; connect
15. (Aeronautics) aeronautics to join (metallic parts of an aircraft) together such that they are electrically interconnected
16. (Commerce) to put or hold (goods) in bond
17. (Law) law to place under bond
18. (Banking & Finance) finance to issue bonds on; mortgage
19. (Building) to arrange (bricks, etc) in a bond
[C13: from Old Norse band; see band2]

Bond

(bɒnd)
n
(Biography) Edward. born 1934, British dramatist: his plays, including Saved (1965), Lear (1971), Restoration (1981), and In the Company of Men (1990), are noted for their violent imagery and socialist commitment

bond1

(bɒnd)
n.
1. something that binds, fastens, confines, or holds together.
2. a cord, rope, band, or ligament.
3. something that binds a person or persons to a certain circumstance or line of behavior: the bond of matrimony.
4. something, as an agreement or friendship, that unites individuals or peoples into a group; covenant.
5. binding security; firm assurance: My word is my bond.
6. a sealed instrument under which a person, corporation, or government guarantees to pay a stated sum of money on or before a specified day.
7. any written obligation under seal.
8. the state of dutiable goods stored without payment of duties or taxes until withdrawn: goods in bond.
9. a 100-proof whiskey that has been aged at least four years in a bonded warehouse before bottling.
10. a certificate of ownership of a specified portion of a debt due to be paid by a government or corporation to an individual holder and usu. bearing a fixed rate of interest.
11.
a. a surety agreement.
b. the money deposited under such an agreement.
12. a substance that causes particles to adhere; binder.
13. adhesion between two substances or objects.
14. the attraction between atoms in a molecule or crystalline structure: covalent bond.
16. a patterned arrangement of overlapping bricks, stones, etc., in a construction, intended esp. to provide strength.
17. Obs. bondsman 1.
v.t.
18. to put (goods, an employee, official, etc.) on or under bond.
19. to connect or bind.
20. to join (two materials).
21. to overlap (bricks, stones, etc.) so as to produce a strong construction.
22. to restore the discolored or damaged surface of (a tooth) by coating it with a durable material that adheres to the existing enamel.
v.i.
23. to hold together or cohere, as bricks in a wall or particles in a mass.
24. to establish a bond as between a parent and offspring.
[1175–1225; Middle English (n.); variant of band3]
bond′a•ble, adj.
bond`a•bil′i•ty, n.
bond′er, n.
bond′less, adj.

bond2

(bɒnd)
Obs. n.
1. a serf or slave.
adj.
2. in serfdom or slavery.
[before 1050; Middle English bonde, Old English bonda < Old Norse bōndi husbandman]
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In a water molecule (left), each hydrogen atom (H) shares an electron (yellow) with the oxygen atom (O), forming covalent bonds. In silver (center), a metal, the negatively charged electrons (e) "float" around positively charged silver atoms (Ag), illustrating metallic bonding. In sodium chloride or salt (right), the sodium atom (Na) donates an electron to the chlorine atom (Cl), forming an ionic bond.

bond

(bŏnd)
A force of attraction that holds atoms or ions together in a molecule or crystal. Bonds are usually created by a transfer or sharing of one or more electrons. There are single, double, and triple bonds. See also covalent bond, ionic bond, metallic bond.

bond


Past participle: bonded
Gerund: bonding

Imperative
bond
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Present
I bond
you bond
he/she/it bonds
we bond
you bond
they bond
Preterite
I bonded
you bonded
he/she/it bonded
we bonded
you bonded
they bonded
Present Continuous
I am bonding
you are bonding
he/she/it is bonding
we are bonding
you are bonding
they are bonding
Present Perfect
I have bonded
you have bonded
he/she/it has bonded
we have bonded
you have bonded
they have bonded
Past Continuous
I was bonding
you were bonding
he/she/it was bonding
we were bonding
you were bonding
they were bonding
Past Perfect
I had bonded
you had bonded
he/she/it had bonded
we had bonded
you had bonded
they had bonded
Future
I will bond
you will bond
he/she/it will bond
we will bond
you will bond
they will bond
Future Perfect
I will have bonded
you will have bonded
he/she/it will have bonded
we will have bonded
you will have bonded
they will have bonded
Future Continuous
I will be bonding
you will be bonding
he/she/it will be bonding
we will be bonding
you will be bonding
they will be bonding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bonding
you have been bonding
he/she/it has been bonding
we have been bonding
you have been bonding
they have been bonding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bonding
you will have been bonding
he/she/it will have been bonding
we will have been bonding
you will have been bonding
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bonding
you had been bonding
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we had been bonding
you had been bonding
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Conditional
I would bond
you would bond
he/she/it would bond
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Past Conditional
I would have bonded
you would have bonded
he/she/it would have bonded
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you would have bonded
they would have bonded

bond

A certificate of debt issued to raise funds and carrying with it a fixed rate of interest until a specified future date.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bond - an electrical force linking atoms
attraction, attractive force - the force by which one object attracts another
covalent bond - a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
cross-link, cross-linkage - a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
hydrogen bond - a chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond
electrostatic bond, electrovalent bond, ionic bond - a chemical bond in which one atom loses an electron to form a positive ion and the other atom gains an electron to form a negative ion
metallic bond - a chemical bond in which electrons are shared over many nuclei and electronic conduction occurs
peptide bond, peptide linkage - the primary linkage of all protein structures; the chemical bond between the carboxyl groups and amino groups that unites a peptide
2.bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise moneybond - 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
bond issue - bonds sold by a corporation or government agency at a particular time and identifiable by date of maturity
convertible bond - a bond that can be converted to other securities under certain conditions
corporate bond - a bond issued by a corporation; carries no claim to ownership and pays no dividends but payments to bondholders have priority over payments to stockholders; "a corporate bond is a safer investment than common stock in the same company"
bearer bond, coupon bond - a bond issued with detachable coupons that must be presented to the issuer for interest payments
government bond - a bond that is an IOU of the United States Treasury; considered the safest security in the investment world
high-yield bond, junk bond - a (speculative) bond with a credit rating of BB or lower; issued for leveraged buyouts and other takeovers by companies with questionable credit
municipal bond - a bond issued by a state or local government
noncallable bond - a bond containing a provision that the holder cannot redeem the security before a specific date (usually at maturity)
performance bond, surety bond - a bond given to protect the recipient against loss in case the terms of a contract are not filled; a surety company assumes liability for nonperformance
post-obit bond - a bond made by a reversioner to secure a loan; payable out of his reversion
registered bond - a bond whose owner is recorded on the books of the issuer; can be transferred to another owner only when endorsed by the registered owner
revenue bond - a bond issued by an agency that is commissioned to finance public works; revenue from the public property is used to pay off the bond
secured bond - a bond that is back by collateral
debenture, debenture bond, unsecured bond - the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future
zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bond - a bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond; the commonest form of zero-coupon security
certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument, obligation - a written promise to repay a debt
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"
Premium Bond - a government bond that bears no interest or capital gains but enters the holder into lotteries
3.bond - a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interestbond - 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"
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
silver cord - the emotional bond between a mother and her offspring
4.bond - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trialbond - (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"
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
recognisance, recognizance - (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
5.bond - a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)bond - a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
ball and chain - heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain
fetter, hobble - a shackle for the ankles or feet
handcuff, handlock, manacle, cuff - shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
chains, irons - metal shackles; for hands or legs
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
6.bond - a connection that fastens things together
connecter, connector, connective, connection, connexion - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
ligament - any connection or unifying bond
7.bond - a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents
writing paper - paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
8.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)
9.Bond - British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
10.bond - the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different compositionbond - the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition; "the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion"
stickiness - the property of sticking to a surface
Verb1.bond - stick to firmlybond - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
bind - form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
cling, cohere, adhere, cleave, stick - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
2.bond - create social or emotional tiesbond - create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
relate - have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
fixate - attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way; "He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40"
befriend - become friends with; "John and Eric soon became friends"; "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"
3.bond - issue bonds on
mortgage - put up as security or collateral
4.bond - bring together in a common cause or emotion; "The death of their child had drawn them together"
unify, unite - bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"

bond

noun
2. fastening, band, tie, binding, chain, cord, shackle, fetter, manacle He managed to break free of his bonds.
3. agreement, word, promise, contract, guarantee, pledge, obligation, compact, covenant I'm not about to betray my bond with my brother.
verb
1. form friendships, connect, form close ties, get to know one another well, get or become close They all bonded while working together.
2. fix, hold, bind, connect, glue, gum, fuse, stick, paste, fasten Strips of wood are bonded together and moulded by machine.

bond

noun
1. Something that physically confines the legs or arms:
chain (used in plural), fetter, handcuff (often used in plural), hobble, iron (used in plural), manacle, restraint, shackle.
Archaic: gyve.
2. That which unites or binds:
3. A legally binding arrangement between parties:
4. The close physical union of two objects:
5. Money supplied for the temporary release of an arrested person that guarantees appearance of that person for trial:
verb
To hold fast:
Translations
رابِطٌ، عُروَه، آصِرَهعَلَاقَةقُيود
pouto
båndlænke
side
veza
hlekkir, bandtilfinningabönd
縛るもの
묶는 것
grandinėsmuitinės sandėlispančiai
saitevažas
band
ข้อผูกมัด
sự gắn kết, giao kèo

bond

[bɒnd]
A. N
1. (= link) → lazo m, vínculo m
a bond of friendshipun vínculo de amistad
his word is as good as his bondes un hombre de palabra, es de fiar
see also marriage B
2. bonds (= chains etc) → cadenas fpl
3. (Fin) → bono m
see also premium C
4. (Jur) (= bail) → fianza f
5. (Comm) in bonden depósito bajo fianza
to put goods into bonddepositar mercancías en el almacén aduanero
to take goods out of bondretirar mercancías del almacén aduanero
6. (= adhesion) → unión f
7. (Chem etc) → enlace m
B. VT
1. (Tech) [+ materials] (also bond together) → unir, pegar
2. (Psych) → unir
C. VI
1. (Tech) → adherirse (with a)
2. (Psych) → establecer lazos or vínculos afectivos
she was having difficulty bonding with the babyno conseguía establecer vínculos afectivos con su bebé
D. CPD bond washing N (Fin) → lavado m de bonos

bond

[ˈbɒnd]
n
(between people)lien m
(= restrictions) [convention, tradition] → carcan m
(issued by government, company)obligation f
in bond [goods] → en entrepôt
(= binding promise) → engagement m, obligation f
vi
[people] → se lier
to bond with a child [mother] → s'attacher à un enfant
[things, atoms] → s'associer

bond

n
(= agreement)Übereinkommen nt
(fig: = link) → Band nt (geh), → Bindung f
bonds pl (lit: = chains) → Fesseln pl, → Bande pl (liter); (fig: = ties) → Bande pl (geh); (burdensome) → Fesseln pl; marriage bondsdas Band/die Fesseln der Ehe
(Comm, Fin) → Obligation f, → Pfandbrief m, → festverzinsliches Wertpapier, Bond m; government bondStaatsanleihe for -papiere pl
(Comm: = custody of goods) → Zollverschluss m; to put something into bondetw unter Zollverschluss geben; goods in bondZollgut nt
(= adhesion between surfaces)Haftfestigkeit f, → Haftwirkung f; nothing can break the bond between the two surfacesdie beiden Flächen haften or kleben fest und unlösbar aneinander
(Build) → Verband m
(Chem) → Bindung f
vt
(Comm) goodsunter Zollverschluss legen or nehmen
(Build) bricksim Verband verlegen
vi
(glue)binden; (bricks)einen Verband bilden
to bond with one’s babyLiebe zu seinem Kind entwickeln; we bonded immediatelywir haben uns auf Anhieb gut verstanden, wir waren uns auf Anhieb sympathisch

bond

:
bondholder
nPfandbrief- or Obligationsinhaber(in) m(f)
bondman, bondsman
nSklave m; (medieval) → Leibeigene(r) mf

bond

[bɒnd]
1. n
a. (link) → legame m, vincolo bonds npl (chains) → catene fpl
b. (agreement) → impegno, accordo
to enter into a bond (to do sth) → impegnarsi (a fare qc)
his word is his bond → ci si può fidare completamente della sua parola
c. (Fin) → obbligazione f
d. (Comm) in bondin attesa di sdoganamento
e. (adhesion) → aderenza
f. (Chem) → legame m
g. (also bond paper) → carta fine
2. vt (bricks) → cementare; (subj, glue) → far aderire, incollare
3. vi (people) → stabilire un legame affettivo; (objects) → incollarsi

bond

(bond) noun
1. something used for tying (especially a person). They released the prisoner from his bonds.
2. something that unites or joins people together. a bond of friendship.
bonded store/warehouse
a warehouse where goods are kept until customs or other duty on them is paid.

bond

عَلَاقَة pouto bånd Bindung σύνδεσμος vínculo side lien veza legame 縛るもの 묶는 것 band bånd więź conexão, elo de ligação связь band ข้อผูกมัด bağlayıcı sự gắn kết, giao kèo 结合

bond

n. vínculo, unión.

bond

(obst, psych, etc.) n vínculo (afectivo), lazo afectivo; vi establecer vínculos (afectivos), establecer un vínculo (afectivo)
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If it was fair, that was in the bond, and I stand to the letter of my bond, Shylock.
Between Elizabeth and her one son George there was a deep unexpressed bond of sympathy, based on a girlhood dream that had long ago died.
Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.
Deserted by all of his color, Hawkeye returned to the spot where his sympathies led him, with a force that no ideal bond of union could destroy.
Who's afraid of him, except the old governor who daresn't catch him and put him in double-darbies, as he deserves, but lets him go about kidnapping people; aye, and signed a bond with him, that all the people the devil kidnapped, he'd roast for him?
Bond, the farrier, came to look at the black horse that lay groaning on the grass, he felt him all over, and shook his head; one of his legs was broken.
It is a mighty sour pill for us all, my friend - even the modestest of us, let alone the other kind, that think they are going to be received like a long-lost government bond, and hug Abraham into the bargain.
The coral had partly served its purpose as a reconciling bond, when one afternoon Rebecca, who had stayed after school for her grammar lesson as usual, was returning home by way of the short cut.
In some few instances, their incredulity arises from a want of reflection; but, generally, it indicates a hatred of the light, a desire to shield slavery from the assaults of its foes, a contempt of the colored race, whether bond or free.
It would have been a much better transgression had I broken the bond of secrecy and told you every thing.
It seemed as if an invisible bond had burst, and that I had struggled out into unhoped-for liberty.
The bond of intercourse thus curiously established between them was strengthened on Mr.