Definitions of Bond:
  • noun:   British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
  • noun:   United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940)
  • noun:   a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
  • noun:   a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents
  • noun:   a connection that fastens things together
  • noun:   a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  • noun:   an electrical force linking atoms
  • noun:   a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
    Example: "Their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
  • noun:   (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
    Example: "A $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
  • noun:   the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
  • verb:   issue bonds on
  • verb:   bring together in a common cause or emotion
  • verb:   stick to firmly
  • verb:   create social or emotional ties
    Example: "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
  • adjective:   held in slavery
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 4761 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #559)

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