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binding
Used In
Franny and Zooey
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as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
  • There, in almost incestuously close juxtaposition, seven scrap-books of newspaper and magazine clippings had been bracketed, at the bindings, directly into the plaster.

  • There are no more uses of "binding" identified with this meaning, but check unspecified meaning below.

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  • The library buys books with a durable binding or rebinds them to make them stronger.
  • The book’s binding is coming loose.

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unspecified meaning
  • It was navy blue with white leather binding, like half a dozen other suitcases that had just been carried off the train.
  • The navy-blue bag with the white leather binding went up front with the driver.

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  • Then, suddenly, with one of her most audible sighs, she stood up and, grim and duty-bound, moved into the washstand area Zooey had vacated.

  • There are no more uses of "bound" in the book.


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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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