- The definition of bondable is able to be tied, stuck or put together.
An example of something bondable is a pile of twigs if there's string nearby.
Variant of bond
- anything that binds, fastens, or restrains
- fetters; shackles
- Archaic imprisonment; captivity
- a binding or uniting force; tie; link: the bonds of friendship
- a fastening or adhesion, as by glue, solder, etc.
- a binding agreement; covenant
- a duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
- a substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
- bond paper
- a unit of combining capacity equivalent to one atom of hydrogen: represented in structural formulas by a dash or dot
- an electrostatic attraction between atoms or groups of atoms that forms a stable aggregate unit, such as a molecule or metal
- an agreement by an agency holding taxable or dutiable goods that taxes or duties on them will be paid before they are sold
- the condition of goods kept in a warehouse until taxes or duties are paid
- an insurance contract by which a bonding agency guarantees payment of a specified sum to the payee in the event of a financial loss caused as by the act of a specified employee or by some contingency over which the payee has no control
- Finance an interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
- a written obligation to pay specified sums, or to do or not do specified things
- an amount paid as surety or bail
- Archaic a bondsman, or surety
- Masonry the way in which bricks, stones, etc. are lapped upon one another in building
Origin of bondMiddle English bond, band: see band
- to connect or fasten with or as with a bond; bind
- to furnish a bond, or bail, and thus become a surety for (someone)
- to place or hold (goods) in or under bond
- to issue interest-bearing certificates on
- to put under bonded debt
- to arrange (timbers, bricks, etc.) in a pattern that gives strength
to connect, hold together, or solidify by or as by a bond
bottled in bond
stored in bonded warehouses for a stated length of time before being bottled, as some whiskey