bind (someone or something) together

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bind (someone or something) together

To join or fasten together. I fell down because some pranksters bound my shoelaces together. The teacher bound us together for the three-legged race.
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bind someone or something together

to tie the parts of something together; to tie a number of things or people together. Can you bind together all three parts? Bind these two bandits together and lead them to jail.
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To bind them together, she decides to create something that will belong only to them, a special thing that they'll always share between the four of them.
Dark matter reveals itself to astronomers in the way its gravity affects stars and galaxies, helping to bind them together and give the universe structure.
North Tyneside Council is safeguarding the dunes at Tynemouth Longsands, using fencing as well as marram and lyme grass plants, which help to bind them together.
As well as telling their story, it is also a play which looks at the relationship between mothers and daughters, the secrets that can divide them and the ties that bind them together.
In Smart's lexicon, romance doesn't mean beaches and candlelight dinners; for central characters Vincent and Annie, a geeky private language and sleepy early-morning smooches are what bind them together.
They have distinctive cultural traditions that bind them together as a community," such as ceremonies that involve children, he said.
I form them and coax them and bind them together, and they do what I ask them most of the time.
You become as interested in their back stories and the trials that make them tick as you are in the adventures that bind them together.
Here's the background: Once upon a time, colleges would pull together player bios, stats, year-by-year history and other useful tidbits, bind them together and hand it out to newspaper, TV and radio reporters to assist them with their work.
Sam's story of his first real love will resonate with many YA readers, most of whom have experienced something like this relationship--the chemistry is powerful, but the connections that bind them together are weak.
If nothing else, this peripatetic life-style has taught me that AICPA members have much more to bind them together than they have to keep them apart.
Yet their approaches, and the common elements that bind them together, are not adequately explained in existing literature on business strategy.
The bones were displaced in the injury and weren't going to heal in a straight line so the plate was put in to bind them together and ensure they healed correctly.
But without some unifying technology to bind them together, these multiple channels might as well be multiple banks in the eyes of the consumer," said Ram Bhagwat, President of Polaris Software Lab.