Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bond

10 senses of bond

Sense 1
chemical bond, bond -- (an electrical force linking atoms)
       => attraction, attractive force -- (the force by which one object attracts another)

Sense 2
bond, 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)
       => debt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtedness -- (a written promise to repay a debt)
       => security, certificate -- (a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities")

Sense 3
alliance, bond -- (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")
       => connection, connexion, connectedness -- (a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare")

Sense 4
bail, bail bond, 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")
       => recognizance, recognisance -- ((law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited)

Sense 5
shackle, bond, hamper, trammel -- (a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))
       => restraint, constraint -- (a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted")

Sense 6
attachment, bond -- (a connection that fastens things together)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

Sense 7
bond, bond paper -- (a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents)
       => writing paper -- (paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts)

Sense 8
Bond, Julian 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))
       INSTANCE OF=> civil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activist -- (a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups)

Sense 9
Bond, James Bond -- (British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming)
       INSTANCE OF=> fictional character, fictitious character, character -- (an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel")

Sense 10
adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond -- (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")
       => stickiness -- (the property of sticking to a surface)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bond

4 senses of bond

Sense 1
adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to -- (stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")
       => attach -- (become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill")

Sense 2
bind, tie, attach, bond -- (create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 3
bond -- (issue bonds on)
       => mortgage -- (put up as security or collateral)

Sense 4
bond, bring together, draw together -- (bring together in a common cause or emotion; "The death of their child had drawn them together")
       => unite, unify -- (bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups")

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