bond
noun.
an electrical force linking atoms
Synonym: chemical bond
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 connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
the shifting alliances within a large family|their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them
Synonym: alliance
noun.
(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
the judge set bail at $10,000|a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman
Synonym: bail, bail bond
noun.
a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
noun.
a connection that fastens things together
Synonym: attachment
noun.
a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents
Synonym: bond paper
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)
Synonym: julian bond
noun.
British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
Synonym: james bond
noun.
the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
the mutual adhesiveness of cells|a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion
verb.
stick to firmly
Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
verb.
create social or emotional ties
The grandparents want to bond with the child
Synonym: attach, bind, tie
verb.
issue bonds on
verb.
bring together in a common cause or emotion
The death of their child had drawn them together
Synonym: draw together