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Inglés americano: /baɪnd/
Inglés británico: /bʌɪnd/

Traducción de bind en español:

transitive verb past tense & past participle bound

  • 1 (tie, fasten)
    their hands and feet were bound
    los ataron or amarraron de pies y manos
    the ties that bind us to our loved ones
    los lazos que nos unen a los seres queridos
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • She was bound from head to foot, her mouth gagged.
    • It was rather weak at first, but grew so rapidly that, had he been able to do anything other then feel pain, he might have ripped himself free from the restraints that bound him.
    • Two medical personnel had just shot her mother with a tranquilizer dart and had bound her with restraining cloth.
  • 2 2.1 (wrap) they bind their heads with turbans
    se envuelven la cabeza con turbantes

    bind (up)

    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • A passing taxi driver saw him, stopped to bind his wounds with bandages from his first aid kit, thus saving his life, and called an ambulance.
    • He dealt with that first, smearing salve over the bandage with which he bound the wound, and then attended to the many bruises.
    • Soon, she had cleaned the wounds, and bound them with bandages.
    2.3 (in sewing) to bind off (American English)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Viviane's deep red hair was bound up into a bun, although some of her hair was free anyway and very curly.
    • To prevent fluid buildup, she used bandages to bind her legs tightly, from toe to thigh, for 10 hours a day.
    • Some bundles of cardboard are bound in a way that airlines can use them as ballast, an extra weight required when the plane doesn't have enough cargo or passengers.
  • 3 3.1 (oblige, force) signing this document doesn't bind you to anything
    la firma de este documento no lo obliga or compromete a nada
    they are bound by law to supply the goods
    están obligados por ley a suministrar los artículos
    3.2 (constrain)to be bound by something (to + infinitive)you are still bound by your promise
    sigues estando obligado a cumplir lo que prometiste
    she feels bound by her own code of ethics to …
    siente que, de acuerdo a sus principios, es su deber …
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But Samantha Leigh, prosecuting, said trouble started in 1998 when Henson received a bind over from magistrates for a common assault on Mrs Williams.
    • It can be inferred from the decision which he made to seek a bind over at that time that he had concluded, at that point at least, that there was still a risk of a continued breach of the peace.
    • Where the State meets its burden of proof at the preliminary examination on the charged crime, the court lacks authority to dismiss the charged crime and bind defendant over to stand trial on a lesser degree of the charged crime, all as more fully set forth in the opinion.
  • 4
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Finally, the quires of pages are bound between two wooden covers and the spine is tied with damp leather.
    • The pages were then passed on to the next artist who worked on them and participants didn't see their work until the finished pages were bound into books.
    • She explains that she's bound the pages in red because to the Cherokee the colour symbolises wisdom through wounding.
  • 5 (Cookery)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • You may need to use a little bit of cold water to get it to bind together.
    • Set aside to cool, then stir in the egg whites to bind together.
    • Mix in the chopped spinach and spicy mushroom mix, then bind together with the egg white.

intransitive verb past tense & past participle bound

  • 1.1 (stick together)
    1.2 (become stuck, jam)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Also, they were bound with several bands of intricately carved bronze.
    • The metal doors were bound with lock and chain but they were also partially unhinged from the wall.
    • The handle and hilt were bound with thick black material.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Within a few seconds, its forelegs were bound together tightly, and its tail was fastened to its hind legs.
    • Religion and art are tightly bound together, interpenetrating each other.
    • Dominick's hands and feet were bound together by thick rope and he could not stand up or attempt to escape.



Verbos con partícula

bind over

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
the judge had him bound over to the sheriff (American English)
quedó bajo la custodia del sheriff por disposición judicial
they were bound over to keep the peace (British English)
quedaron bajo apercibimiento

bind up in

verb + object + adverb + preposition + object (usually passive)
to be bound up in something (absorbed, engrossed)
estar enfrascado en algo
they are very bound up in each other
están muy encerrados en su relación

bind up with

verb + object + adverb + preposition + object (usually passive)
1.1 (dependent on) Ver ejemplos: to be bound up with something
estar estrechamente ligado or vinculado a algo
1.2bind up in

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