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English adjective: binding

1. binding executed with proper legal authority

SamplesA binding contract.



English noun: binding

1. binding (attribute) the capacity to attract and hold something

Broader (hypernym)attraction, attractiveness

2. binding (artifact) strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

Broader (hypernym)sewing, stitchery

3. binding (act) the act of applying a bandage

Synonymsbandaging, dressing

Broader (hypernym)medical aid, medical care

4. binding (artifact) one of a pair of mechanical devices that are attached to a ski and that will grip a ski boot; the bindings should release in case of a fall

Synonymsski binding

Broader (hypernym)mechanical device

5. binding (artifact) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

SamplesThe book had a leather binding.

Synonymsback, book binding, cover

Broader (hypernym)protection, protective cover, protective covering

Narrower (hyponym)half binding, three-quarter binding

Part meronymbook, volume

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