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Binding - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Binding' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Binding [ a.]
- That binds; obligatory.
2 . Binding [ n.]
- The act or process of one who, or that which, binds.
- 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.
3 . Binding [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
- of Bind
4 . Binding [ pl.]
- The transoms, knees, beams, keelson, and other chief timbers used for connecting and strengthening the parts of a vessel.

Meaning of 'Binding' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . binding [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example in sentence:
  • the book had a leather binding
2 . binding [ s]
Meaning (2):
- executed with proper legal authority
Example in sentence:
  • a binding contract