Definition for binding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), bound, bind·ing.
verb (used without object), bound, bind·ing.
Origin of bind
SYNONYMS FOR bind
Related formsbind·a·ble, adjectivemis·bind, verb, mis·bound, mis·bind·ing.re·bind, verb, re·bound, re·bind·ing.
Can be confusedbind bound
Examples from the Web for binding
Binding the resolution of my case to progress in the nuclear negotiations is profoundly unjust.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That ruling is binding law in the United States, no matter what the former vice president says.
While a good start, some security experts say the guidelines should be binding.
Next, Labour established, in law, binding Sharia tribunals that Muslims could attend instead of normal British courts.
“For any agreement to be binding under the Iraqi constitution, it had to be approved by the Iraqi parliament,” Kahl wrote.
Now, why don't I feel the electricity when I touch the binding posts of this dry cell?The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
Messrs. Methuen are now publishing popular Novels in a new and most charming style of binding.A Catalogue of Books and Announcements of Methuen and Company, October 1902|Methuen and Company
Finish by tacking a handsome fringe all round the cushion, so as to conceal the binding.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
Meantime, it is binding upon the National and State Governments and all our inhabitants.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge|Calvin Coolidge
The felspar or China stone furnish the fluxing ingredients for fusing and binding.Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers|George J. Cox
British Dictionary definitions for binding (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for binding (2 of 2)
verb binds, binding or bound
- (tr) to enclose and fasten (the pages of a book) between covers
- (intr) (of a book) to undergo this process
Word Origin for bind
Science definitions for binding
Idioms and Phrases with binding
In addition to the idioms beginning with bind
- bind hand and foot
- bind over
- in a bind
Also see underbound.