What does binding mean?

Definitions for binding
ˈbaɪn dɪŋbind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. binding(noun)

    the capacity to attract and hold something

  2. binding(noun)

    strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

  3. dressing, bandaging, binding(noun)

    the act of applying a bandage

  4. ski binding, binding(noun)

    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

  5. binding, book binding, cover, back(adj)

    the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

    "the book had a leather binding"

  6. binding(adj)

    executed with proper legal authority

    "a binding contract"


  1. binding(Noun)

    An item (usually rope, tape, or string) used to hold two or more things together.

  2. binding(Noun)

    The spine of a book where the pages are held together.

  3. binding(Noun)

    A finishing on a seam or hem of a garment

  4. binding(Noun)

    The association of a named item with an element of a program.

  5. binding(Adjective)

    Assigning something that one will be held to.

    This contract is a legally binding agreement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Binding

    of Bind

  2. Binding(adj)

    that binds; obligatory

  3. Binding(noun)

    the act or process of one who, or that which, binds

  4. Binding(noun)

    anything that binds; a bandage; the cover of a book, or the cover with the sewing, etc.; something that secures the edge of cloth from raveling

  5. Binding

    the transoms, knees, beams, keelson, and other chief timbers used for connecting and strengthening the parts of a vessel

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Binding

    In a dynamo or motor armature the wire wound around the coils to secure them in place and prevent their disturbance by centrifugal action. Fig. 59. DOUBLE BINDING POST. Fig. 60. BINDING POST, ENGLISH PATTERN. FIG. 61. WOOD SCREW BINDING POST.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. binding

    The fastening or securing of items to a movable platform called a pallet. See also palletized unit load.

Editors Contribution

  1. binding

    Having a form of contract or official unity governmental authority.

    The treaty and agreement are both binding and of equal importance.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'binding' in Adjectives Frequency: #899

How to pronounce binding?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of binding in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of binding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of binding in a Sentence

  1. Wendy Murphy:

    Herring said in a statement. The fact that Republican attorneys general are suing to block the ERA, and that they now have the support of the Trump Administration, is absolutely repugnant. FLASHBACK: WHY THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT IS A FEMINIST DISASTER On Tuesday, supporters of the ERAfiled a federal lawsuitin Massachusetts aimed at clearing a legal path for adoption of the amendment. The lawsuit argues that because the deadline was set forth in legislation authorizing states to ratify the amendment and not in the three-sentence amendment itself its not constitutionally binding and Virginias vote would put the amendment over the top. We are not surprised that the Trump administration acted swiftly to declare its opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment.

  2. Senator Larissa Waters:

    It's not going to be binding on their (government) members - what a joke.

  3. Martin Schulz:

    What citizens refuse (reject) is that as a result of a trade agreement, legally and democratically adopted laws and binding standards could be undermined by arbitration.

  4. Artur Mas:

    I am very skeptical that a new Spanish government could offer a deal to Catalonia on holding a referendum, now, if the question is' will Artur Mas stop the political process in Catalonia', the answer is no until we have the certainty that we have a specific date for a binding referendum on independence.

  5. The FOJ:

    This decision is not yet legally binding as Rocha has 10 days in which to lodge an appeal with the Federal Supreme Court.

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