BIND in a Sentence

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For BIND, below is one of 87 sentences:
My sister and I, you will recollect, were twins, and you know how subtle are the links which bind two souls which are so closely allied.

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 Meanings and Examples of BIND
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  When Amy was comfortably asleep, the house quiet, and Mrs. March sitting by the bed, she called Jo to her and began to bind up the hurt hands.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER EIGHT
2  Your father and I have agreed that she shall not bind herself in any way, nor be married, before twenty.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY
3  When the first bitterness was over, the family accepted the inevitable, and tried to bear it cheerfully, helping one another by the increased affection which comes to bind households tenderly together in times of trouble.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY
4  But you neither think nor talk like the man I could bind myself to.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Context  Highlight   In ACT III
5  If you beg and pray the men to unloose you, then they must bind you faster.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XII
6  Ulysses answered, "Telemachus and I will hold these suitors in check, no matter what they do; go back both of you and bind Melanthius' hands and feet behind him."
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XXII
7  I know poetry is not dead, nor genius lost; nor has Mammon gained power over either, to bind or slay: they will both assert their existence, their presence, their liberty and strength again one day.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  This hint was enough to bind our hands.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
9  I bind my honour to you that I am done with him in this world.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
10  Rebecca lost no time in causing the patient to be transported to their temporary dwelling, and proceeded with her own hands to examine and to bind up his wounds.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  'If we was to bind him to any other trade to-morrow, he'd run away simultaneous, your worship,' replied Bumble.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
12  The man took a piece of rag from a satchel containing sewing materials, tore off a strip, which, like everything else, was tinged red, and proceeded to bind up the wound.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
13  My sister and I, you will recollect, were twins, and you know how subtle are the links which bind two souls which are so closely allied.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
14  But not one word shall they have from me, and I bind you to secrecy also, Dr. Watson.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
15  I only need something to bind up this scratch, and I can reach home on foot, or you can send a droshky for me.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  They bind over to tell the truth.
2  Love rules without a sword and bind without a cord.
3  There are several different ways to bind a book, for example you can stitch or stick the pages together.
4  Fast bind, fast find.
5  Please bind fast; it is loosing.
6  Such a slogan will bind us hand and foot.
7  Many straws may bind an elephant.
8  Safe bind, safe find.
9  The day is already commenced which is to bind us indissolubly; and when we are once united, there shall be no recurrence of mental terrors: I guarantee that.
10  I wish I were a free agent, but my contract binds me for three more years.
11  It is the memory and threat of persecution that binds them together.
12  The matriarch is the glue that binds the entire family together.
13  This starts off as a thick gel, but then hardens into a solid matrix that binds the aggregates together.
14  Today adhesive binding is the most popular approach for industrial booklet production.
15  The contract was not signed and has no binding force.