- 1[transitive, intransitive] to join two things firmly together; to join firmly to something else bond something This new glue bonds a variety of surfaces in seconds. bond (A) to B It cannot be used to bond wood to metal. bond (A and B) together The atoms bond together to form a molecule. develop relationship
- 2[intransitive, transitive] bond (with somebody) to develop or create a relationship of trust with someone Mothers who are depressed sometimes fail to bond with their children.
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NAmE//bɑnd//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bond
he / she / it bonds
past simple bonded
-ing form bonding