Definition of bond verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    bond

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɑnd//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bond
     
    he / she / it bonds
     
    past simple bonded
     
    -ing form bonding
     
     
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    join firmly
  1. 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.
  2. develop relationship
  3. 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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