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American English: /bɑnd/
British English: /bɒnd/

Translation of bond in Spanish:


  • 1 countable 1.1 (link) bonds of friendship
    lazos (masculine plural) de amistad
    vínculos (masculine plural) de amistad
    the bond between mother and child
    el vínculo afectivo entre madre e hijo
    a bond had formed between them
    entre ellos se había creado un vínculo
    Example sentences
    • The country was always an unstable equilibrium, artificially held together by the iron bonds of an authoritarian and brutal regime.
    • His father pushed his sleeve up and tied on a rubber bond.
    • I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons.
    Example sentences
    • People who trust one another share a bond of faith and understanding.
    • But community demands more than simply emotionally satisfying bonds between individuals.
    • Yes, you can generate sales - but equally, you can generate goodwill or an emotional bond.
    also: bonds plural
    cadenas (feminine plural)
    to break or burst one's bonds [literary]
    romper sus ( or mis etc. ) cadenas
    Example sentences
    • Steel Fists cut the bonds holding the three prisoners.
    • Ropes tightened against bonds with the swell of the sea.
    • Her bonds were ropes on the hands, but her feet were chained together.
  • 2 2.1 countable (joint, seal) 2.2 uncountable (adhesion) 2.3 countable (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • The electrons that are shared by the atoms to form the bond belong to one of these molecular orbitals.
    • A covalent bond is a bond formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons.
    • Opposing this tendency is the covalent bond holding the HCl molecule together.
    2.4 uncountable (in brickwork)
    Example sentences
    • Bricks shall be laid in running or stretcher bond with control joints as noted on drawings.
    • Like conventional bricks, adobes are laid in a running bond - an overlapping pattern - then mortared in place with adobe mud.
    • The job requires a master mason to set the first course, grout bond beams, and install and tension the post-tension tendons.
  • 3 (Finance) 3.1 countable (debt certificate) my word is my bond
    puedes fiar de or confiar en mi palabra
    3.2 countable (insurance contract)
    Example sentences
    • Each union must buy an insurance bond to protect members against fraud on the part of its staff, and must also meet stringent solvency regulations.
    • He says the insurance bond provides deserved protection for employees who put a lot into the company.
    • We have received quite a few e-mails over recent weeks about pensions, investments and insurance bonds.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (stick)
    to bond to something
    adherirse a algo
  • 2 (form relationship)
    establecer vínculos afectivos
    establecer lazos afectivos

transitive verb

  • 1 (stick)to bond something to something
    adherir or pegar algo a algo
  • 2 (Business)
    depositar bajo fianza
    Example sentences
    • Joint guarantee provided by several bonding companies are allowed.
    • I speak specifically of lenders, bonding companies, etc.
    • Both States had huge, irresponsible tax cuts which they paid for in part by bonding and borrowing.
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