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 Mar√≥czy 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.

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