What is Bind ?
Bind is (verb) 1. to tie They bound her to the tree with ropes. 2. to force someone to do something The contract binds him to make regular payments. 3. to put a cover on a book The book is bound in blue leather. 4. to bind someone over to make someone promise to obey the law for a period of time He was bound over to keep the peace for two months. bound (NOTE: binding bound)
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level