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Pronunciation: /bɑːnd; bɒnd/

Translation of bond in Spanish:


  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (link) vínculo (masculine) bonds of friendship lazos (masculine plural) or 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.
    (bonds plural)
    (fetters) cadenas (feminine plural) to break o burst one's bonds [literary/literario] 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/numerable (joint, seal) junta (feminine), juntura (feminine) 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (adhesion) adherencia (feminine) 2.3 countable/numerable [Chemistry/Química] enlace (masculine)
    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/no numerable (in brickwork) aparejo (masculine)
    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/numerable (debt certificate) bono (masculine), obligación (feminine) my word is my bond puedes fiar de or confiar en mi palabra 3.2 countable/numerable (insurance contract) fianza (feminine)
    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/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (stick) adherirse* to bond to sth adherirse* a algo 1.2 (form relationship) establecer* vínculos or lazos afectivos

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (stick) to bond sth to sth adherir* or pegar* algo a algo
  • 2 [Business/Comercio] [goods] depositar bajo fianza

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