Textual thesaurus for "bond"

(noun) attachment

a connection that fastens things together

(noun) shackle, trammel, hamper

a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

(noun) adherence, adhesion, adhesiveness

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

(noun) Bond, James Bond

British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming

(noun) Julian Bond, Bond

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)

(noun) chemical bond

an electrical force linking atoms

(noun) bail, bail bond

(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

(noun) bond certificate

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) alliance

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

(noun) bond paper

a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents

(verb) stick, stick to, hold fast, bind, adhere

stick to firmly

Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

(verb) draw together, bring together

bring together in a common cause or emotion

The death of their child had drawn them together

(verb) tie, bind, attach

create social or emotional ties

The grandparents want to bond with the child