Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. to put under bonds to do something, as to appear at court, to keep the peace, etc.

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Examples

  • So glaring was the partiality, that Mr. Justice Osborne felt it his duty to bind over the acquitted, but not absolved assassin, in large recognizances; thus for a time taking away his license to kill Catholics.

    Life of Lord Byron

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