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  • nounpredicament
  • verbfasten, secure
  • verbobligate; restrict

synonyms for bind

  • crunch
  • dilemma
  • pickle
  • predicament
  • quandary
  • difficulty
  • nuisance
  • between a rock and a hard place
  • hot water
  • no-win situation
  • sticky situation
  • tight situation
  • tight spot
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antonyms for bind

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  • solution
  • disconnect
  • separate
  • unbind
  • uncover
  • unfasten
  • unwrap
  • detach
  • disjoin
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • release
  • remove
  • unhitch
  • unlace
  • unlock
  • untie
  • permit
  • set free
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How to use bind in a sentence

The Broadsheet has spent plenty of time covering the “double bind” that women face in the workplace.
DO FEMALE POLITICIANS FACE A ‘MOTHERHOOD BIND’?KRISTENLBELLSTROMOCTOBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
This New York Times story suggests that the double bind has a sibling—I’ll call it the motherhood bind.
DO FEMALE POLITICIANS FACE A ‘MOTHERHOOD BIND’?KRISTENLBELLSTROMOCTOBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
That’s the chicken-and-egg situation that has left indoor farms in a bind the world over until now, Teng points out.
INSIDE SINGAPORE’S HUGE BET ON VERTICAL FARMINGKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
To accomplish this next stage of capitalism, we must shake ourselves from the binds of a false narrative, the one that pits the interests of stakeholders against the interests of shareholders.
COMPANIES MUST COMMIT TO EQUAL PAY TO MAKE STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM WORKMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
Many students are taking Mitsch’s advice, and that’s putting colleges in a bind.
IS SCHOOL OUT FOREVER?DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
They have a living faith in the potency of the Horse-Guards, and in the maxim that "Safe bind is sure find."
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He had, however, torn the leg of one of his stockings: so he asked Amy to bind up his wounds.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
Oaths taken in courts of judicature, civil or religious, and the marriage oath, bind the parties in like manner.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
In one word, to the whole worship of God the soul that clings to His Covenant will cordially bind itself in his dread presence.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
There is none to judge thy judgment to bind it up: thou hast no healing medicines.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BIND

  • add
  • annex
  • append
  • bind
  • fasten
  • glue
  • hitch on
  • join
  • paste
  • put on
  • rivet
  • slap on
  • subjoin
  • tack
  • tack on
  • tag
  • tag on
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