bind up(redirected from bind them up)
To wrap something or someone in a material. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "up." I bound up my foot in a bandage to try to reduce the swelling. Bind yourself up in blankets if you're cold.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
bind someone or something up (in something)and bind someone or something up (with something)
to tie someone or something up in something. They bound the books up in leather straps. I will bind up the larger sticks in strong cord.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.