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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And she felt that beside the love that bound them together there had grown up between them some evil spirit of strife, which she could not exorcise from his, and still less from her own heart.
He put his cap on with all haste, and gathered wild field-flowers and bound them together.
Such morsels of enthusiasm are common among the Glorious Apollos, and were indeed the links that bound them together, and raised them above the cold dull earth.
One immediately perceived three long parallel streets, unbroken, undisturbed, traversing, almost in a straight line, all three cities, from one end to the other; from North to South, perpendicularly, to the Seine, which bound them together, mingled them, infused them in each other, poured and transfused the people incessantly, from one to the other, and made one out of the three.
Donna reflects upon a lifelong journey to understand what her mother and sister went through, and the connection that bound them together so tightly.
It was a rare love story that bound them together," one acquaintance said.
Radicova said the two neighbours "had more that bound them together than separated them," even though relations have been dogged by ethnic problems.
Their faith bound them together and gave them that vital sense of self-worth that goes before the commandment 'Love your neighbour as yourself '.
LETTERS sent by Ronnie Reagan to Margaret Thatcher when they felt themselves masters of the universe, show it was their deep religious beliefs that bound them together.
Based on both national and local archival sources, the book argues that Austrian liberals were not a monolith, but a polyglot group of individuals with as many issues dividing them as bound them together.
There was literally a narrative that bound them together at a specific time and place.
their anticommunism bound them together and made possible agreement despite the conflicting strains of conservative thought.
Then the robbers ordered the victims onto the floor and bound them together using three sets of handcuffs they brought.