Đồng nghĩa của binding

Alternative for binding

bindings

Đồng nghĩa: back, bandaging, book binding, constipating, constricting, cover, dressing,

binds, bound, binding

Đồng nghĩa: fasten, oblige, require, restrain, tie, weld, wrap,

Trái nghĩa: loose, undo, unfasten, untie,

Adjective

Imposing an obligation or duty
indissoluble irrevocable mandatory obligatory unalterable compulsory conclusive imperative necessary unbreakable permanent required requisite bounden essential counted upon incumbent on forced peremptory involuntary unavoidable demanded incumbent nonelective inescapable de rigueur prescribed compulsatory compelling enforced urgent stipulated coercive necessitous fixed statutory imposed imperious pressing constrained coerced contractual ordained compelled critical needed exacted exigent indispensable needful prerequisite integral must-have called for enforceable set unwilling unconsenting reluctant grudging begrudging against your will will-less against one's wishes commanding irremissible dictated importunate instant dire emergent clamant acute crying burning called-for overriding lasting necessitated obliged impelled vital pressed invoked charged executed advocated sanctioned established prevalent enjoined kept enduring eternal key important abiding imperishable solid inseparable consequential pivotal intrinsic central carried out forced upon all-important core OB appropriate rudimentary innate inherent substantive high-priority firm everlasting indestructible incorruptible quintessential expedient decisive prime momentous wanted name of game life-and-death fundamental specified desired preferred of the utmost importance of the essence cardinal significant all important elementary bottom-line paramount basic of great consequence crucial proper principal chief recommended vitally important pre-eminent the law primary major main elemental constitutive capital foremost underlying leading serious focal meat-and-potatoes dominant radical constitutional staple salient rudimental basal first predominant preeminent great material structural beginning introductory foundational premier root ingrained meaningful big influential heavy grave prominent primitive determining abecedarian supreme particular grand number one master natural primal strategic nitty-gritty deciding arch top deep-seated very important considerable outstanding immanent weighty initial final far-reaching expected anticipated characteristic telling original sovereign profound organic overbearing ruling native immediate overmastering looked-for true inborn inbred special sovran numero uno earth-shattering life-or-death determinative congenital high much needed fatal connate intense powerful indigenous hardwired engrained conspicuous deep-rooted uppermost built-in hard-wired deep-down heavy-duty earnest high-level big-time monumental life-preserving life-sustaining lacking lacked king easy basilar lowest bread-and-butter right-hand lead everything operative keynote overruling climacteric standard underlined climactic nuclear of vital importance causal desperate predestined foreordained inevitable fateful doomed destined business-critical mission-critical name-of-the-game world-shaking number-one coal-and-ice a matter of life and death emergency drastic sore impelling extreme primordial constituent definitive absolute last settling clear in demand popular real awaited terrible driving parlous component connected genuine unlucky elevated maximum indelible large-scale historic germane tough pertinent substantial extensive dynamic ponderous invaluable emphatic head ineradicable ingrain ineffaceable at the heart of hereditary intimate indwelling inmost connatural deep sustaining axiomatic axiological ultimate supporting substratal substrative grass-roots theoretical bottom underived groundlaying top-priority life and death very great foreseen in your blood demanding right correct fitting hoped-for constraining prevailing prior highest greatest controlling suitable chosen intended star stellar No. 1 clamouring hurry-up persuasive clamoring requiring obliging heat-on irresistible exacting claiming distressing forcing unyielding selected accurate express exact rightful distinguished seminal now or never noted trusted reputable noteworthy celebrated illustrious sought after major league high profile high-up notable honourable honoured well known mighty top-notch big time noble big-league top-ranking high-powered honorable highly regarded puissant major-league superior eminent high-ranking skookum top-drawer of high standing honored big league most important most prominent most influential

Adjective

Serving, or causing something, to bind or fasten

Adjective

(of a rule or discipline) Rigidly enforced, typically demanding total obedience or observance
strict stringent rigid rigorous regimented uncompromising exacting inflexible controlled disciplined firm ironclad tight confining fixed resolute set invariable unwavering unadaptable unalterable undeviating changeless immutable unchanging draconian unchangeable unvarying cast-iron closely controlled hard-line iron-fisted rigidly enforced strictly controlled remove hard and fast definite established clear-cut incontrovertible incontestable tough demanding severe brassbound harsh stiff forceful hard-nosed brick-wall drawing extreme picky convincing rough acrimonious compelling valid hard unpermissive stern powerful poignant dyed-in-the-wool by the numbers by the book dead set on unbending unyielding obdurate austere unsparing inexorable relentless adamant authoritarian intransigent intractable unrelenting immovable unforgiving unsympathetic heavy-handed obstinate merciless steadfast determined solid grim fierce stony cruel dour ruthless oppressive single-minded indurate unshakeable implacable stubborn adamantine set in stone pitiless bullheaded flinty forbidding uncharitable hard-and-fast hard-boiled ramrod hard-hearted hardheaded remorseless headstrong unfeeling drastic grave steely callous serious no-nonsense spartan ascetic imperious hardline dogged illiberal stuffy disciplinary pertinacious unmerciful frugal unfriendly incommutable cold unsmiling unpitying gruff solemn abstemious dead set heartless inalterable cold-blooded unswerving diehard unaccommodating inhuman disapproving unmoving louring unappeasable savage staunch lowering intimidating rugged hard-hitting bound hard-core sombre ungentle somber unflinching mean-looking hardened mulish stiff-necked refractory uncaring ossified ferocious astringent tyrannical hard to please locked in stony-hearted self-denying entrenched rooted systematic meticulous scrupulous painstaking locked immoderate tenacious final militant ungiving despotic settled fast determinate onerous ironhanded unsentimental dire cool radical unbreakable inexpugnable unmollifiable unplacatable inescapable iron-handed unpacifiable punishing unmoved stand pat with a heart of stone lacking compassion vindictive cold-hearted hardhearted formidable pressing autocratic desperate pugnacious ineluctable strong forcible not giving an inch two-fisted hard-bitten temperate abstinent disciplinarian resolved absolute browbeating ascetical domineering exact irreversible concrete necessary immobile unmovable compulsory morose sour hard-shelled static incompliant uptight gloomy dismal sullen vicious truculent virulent bound and determined mean business no going back hell bent on like death and taxes dreary surly formal puritanical frowning uncommunicative poker-faced tough nut to crack insensitive insensate thick-skinned stonyhearted inhumane stoney affectless slash-and-burn compassionless desensitized take-no-prisoners ironhearted soulless case-hardened pachydermatous hair-shirt self-abnegating self-disciplined writ in stone strait-laced cut-and-dried decided upon complex rule-bound unpersuadable reserved sober stark meager icy frosty unemotional frigid chilly hidebound iron complicated blinkered distant aloof desensitised willful self-willed inconvincible wilful pat opinionated pigheaded perverse self-opinionated Spartan meagre iron-willed glum melancholic crabbed hard-faced dejected bleak ugly sulky saturnine involved bureaucratic officious remote unswayable indomitable uncompliant recalcitrant earnest standing one's ground set in your ways set in one's ways trying perfectionist importunate clamorous tiresome judgmental fussy dictatorial critical overbearing querulous insistent overexacting unmanageable cavilling nagging troublesome exigent difficult unamenable fractious hypercritical sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous quibbling disparaging needy censuring possessive cavillous hairsplitting unreasonable caviling demeaning carping censorious cynical high-maintenance fault-finding over-rigorous over-strict hard to satisfy over-censorious over-particular over-exacting

Adjective

Legally, officially or formally in effect
operative active operational actual applicable effective current lawful legal legitimate official real licit standing formal indicative influential in effect in force in operation at play in execution legally binding signed and sealed in use valid proper genuine sound contractual bona fide authentic authorized sanctioned allowed legalized constitutional permissible acceptable authoritative legit licensed rightful right legally acceptable kosher within the law licenced legalised authorised in action live available authenticated bonafide recognized correct accredited documented verified up and running on the statute book credible certified validated ratified virtual approved accepted true certifiable undisputed veritable usable near imminent looming essential impending endorsed unexpired true-blue recognised implicit practical effectual allowable permitted statutory warranted admissible fair statutable just enforceable honest above board ex cathedra upright condign innocent granted protected straight ordained precedented justified on the level justifiable chartered enforcible judged on the up and up de jure enjoined acknowledged prescribed aboveboard passed sure enough enforced decreed card-carrying due tolerable established tolerated suitable canonical orthodox okay by the book excusable OK pardonable venial pukka all right regular judicial vested jural warrantable passable sensible appropriate traditional ordered fit customary consented trustworthy in order going by the rules within accepted bounds safe reasonable defensible standard tenable satisfactory commissioned juridical ruled jurisprudent mandated commanded legislated enacted legitimatized good sanctionable methodical supportable conventional well-founded explicit of right probable logical representative frank forthright overt open candid fixed ceremonious square fitting ceremonial ex officio legislative let favored conceded accorded admitted according to law favoured decriminalised decriminalized sufferable countenanced bearable unforbidden unprohibited understandable sanctioned by law vindicable codified constituted driveable received usual normal ordinary stock strict sustainable defendable set regimented express orderly democratic ensured maintainable plausible explainable arguable forgivable undoubted unquestioned natural canonic uncontested sealed signed by law systematic condonable remissible street-legal decided conclusive definite cleared decisive precise cathedral positive routine ceremonialistic formalistic ritualistic ritual appointed and delivered rational possible worthy likely pertinent concedable relevant confirmed unconcealed unequivocal right on straight from the horse's mouth straightforward straight from shoulder up front veracious truthful able to hold water empowered deputed guaranteed in accordance with the constitution not unlikely not impossible vouched for upfront stated moral ethical roadworthy ascribed deputized qualified attributed credited righteous virtuous classic definitive fair and square tried and true tried and tested time-honoured tried and trusted time-honored equitable dependable pro forma honourable deputised reliable classical magisterial best deserved merited principled decent honorable officially recognized astute competent nice scrupulous right-minded commanding sovereign wise sagacious judicious intelligent conscientious stand-up imperial departmental executive supreme mandatory bureaucratic ruling administrative percipient reputable shrewd proven perceptive fly faithful tried-and-true significant most scholarly most reliable

Adjective

Allowing no further doubt or dispute
final irrevocable absolute decisive definitive irreversible settled conclusive determinate irrefutable definite firm immutable incontrovertible indisputable unalterable fixed permanent set unappealable invariable ultimate unchallengeable certain decided determinative emphatic inexpugnable irremediable peremptory unanswerable unchangeable unreversible changeless finished indelible lasting unrectifiable unrepealable hard-and-fast irreparable categorical fated irretrievable unrepairable predestined predetermined constant lost inevitable established doomed beyond repair commanding compelling imperative undeniable obligatory unconditional abiding unrecoverable enduring unredeemable irrecoverable irredeemable frozen flat hard stable incurable beyond recall unbending written strict dictated mandatory compulsory exacting carved in stone set in concrete rigid inflexible unchanging specified hard and fast determined express defined precise explicit agreed hopeless arranged rooted steadfast incorrigible irreformable preset unvarying incommutable inalterable immovable unyielding stiff undeviating ironclad inveterate cast-iron past hope set in stone pegged unfluctuating regular irreclaimable straight uniform consistent positive quantified severe gone forever nonnegotiable known limited lost and gone beyond hope distinct not changeable fixed as the laws of the Medes and the Persians entrenched deep-rooted concrete intent determining hardheaded ingrained hardened deep-seated stubborn solid obstinate stringent well-set hidebound solid as a rock pigheaded stiff-necked bound locked in jelled unflappable hard-line tight rigorous allotted confirmed prearranged decreed prescribed steady exact unwavering planned fast uncompromising unmoving resolved unblinking sure still stated unmovable unqualified unmodifiable stipulated dyed-in-the-wool hard-nosed unbreakable iron-fisted writ in stone in the bag not subject to change never-failing unsalvageable deadly unmitigable fatal mortal terminal remediless bad cureless helpless gone impossible sad worsening ill-fated no-win up the creek beyond redress

Adjective

Irrefutable, or impossible to deny
undeniable certain incontestable incontrovertible indisputable indubitable irrefutable sure unquestionable undebatable clear conclusive evident inarguable manifest obvious patent positive proven unassailable watertight clear-cut irrefragable plain straightforward transparent unmistakable accomplished beyond question categorical definite emphatic express marked pronounced self-evident sound unanswerable unarguable unchallengeable undoubted unequivocal actual apodictic compelling compulsory necessary obligatory real true beyond doubt beyond a shadow of a doubt for sure sure thing as plain as a pikestaff open and shut staring one in the face no ifs and or buts absolute unambiguous genuine convincing final decisive authoritative demonstrable firm definitive confirmed beyond dispute guaranteed assured reliable verifiable hard undisputable palpable fixed airtight accurate authentic infallible factual not in doubt set valid established concrete provable unerring decided establishable safe confirmable acknowledged veritable forceful predestined destined uncontested telling accepted in the bag undisputed nailed-on flawless effective demonstrative known ascertained unquestioned supreme unqualified unconditional determined persuasive verified tangible foolproof unchallenged recognized dependable having down pat bona fide clinching ultimate trustworthy downright doubtless unfailing uncontroversial settled not in question well-founded substantial recognised precise salted away on ice existent strong cogent credible complete plausible outright inescapable undoubtable perfect impregnable pure sheer observable solid unimpeachable irresistible cold attested sure-fire determinate inevitable certified realistic without loopholes irrevocable as sure as eggs is eggs substantiated sure-enough total convinced confident very weighty unfaltering satisfied unwavering persuaded steadfast no ifs ands or buts undoubting unshakable without doubt de facto faultless powerful unquestioning free from doubt thorough flat apparent resolute double-checked exact secure questionless implicit flat-out well grounded surefire hands-down essential substantive unavoidable ineluctable no mistake consummate inexorable determinative last deciding fated imminent ineludible for certain preordained unpreventable predictable predetermined unescapable inerrant natural impending dinkum peremptory impreventable unalterable foreordained doomed inevasible authenticated sure to happen to be expected bound to happen in the cards literal to be anticipated demonstrated certifiable inalienable immutable tyrannous admitted dogmatic arbitrary inoppugnable overpowering material freely admitted not disputed unbreakable safe to say unvarnished uncontestable unequivocable open-and-shut invincible enduring unshaken uncompromising abiding constant changeless never-failing unchanging steady unchangeable for a fact unvarying bare open nailed down exhaustive invulnerable rational prominent pat superior well-grounded impressive authenticating reasoned reasonable uncontradicted right fair unalloyed failsafe irrebuttable overwhelming ironclad odds-on apodeictic veridical unfabled inexpugnable stable frozen sealed hard-and-fast potent no two ways about it validating well-proven down pat returnless stone cold satisfying efficacious imperative irreversible commanding that's a fact tacit fail-safe intrinsic influential beyond a doubt faithful sober beyond the shadow of a doubt can't-miss virtual implied can bet on it unappealable beyond a shadow of doubt compulsive insistent trusty determinant revealing settling resolving irrefrangible unacknowledged nof ifs ands or buts especial legitimate perceptible self-assured specific self-conceited self-confident unhesitating there are no two ways about it well reasoned believable real-life objective real-world validated proper litmus test all out straight out no ifs ands or buts about it corroborated resounding rank affirmative all sewn up existing unimaginary documented logical serious unmitigated truthful considerable out-and-out cocksure thoroughgoing explicit direct forcible honest physical regular utter good what you see is what you get kosher one hundred per cent significant unadulterated unreserved whole unabridged fundamental honest to God honest-to-goodness sure enough real live non-fictional for real utmost unrelieved rightly so called foreseeable expected decreed ordained fateful required prescribed mandatory ineliminable without recourse all locked up certain to happen

Adjective

Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
forced artificial false strained affected contrived unnatural wooden feigned simulated stiff insincere laboured fake phoney pseudo stilted assumed bogus hollow mechanical mock overdone overworked phony plastic pretended put-on sham spurious studied unconvincing factitious mannered pretend begrudging bound coercive conscripted constrained fakey forcible grudging inflexible labored rigid slave stringent put on self-conscious awkward counterfeit faked imitation ersatz exaggerated fraudulent theatrical actorly fictitious manufactured make-believe cod forged stagy hammy ham heavy melodramatic elaborate faux dummy unreal overripe substitute laborious difficult synthetic ponderous campy pseud meretricious clumsy overwrought unauthentic deceptive inauthentic uneasy not genuine dramatic showy superficial pretentious actressy histrionic overacted tortuous arduous leaden staged stagey camp quasi- so-called snide imitative fabricated mimic man-made over-elaborate over-the-top tortured convoluted posed ornate intricate prolix uncomfortable inelegant ostentatious unspontaneous strenuous improvised specious theatric unrelaxed professed ceremonious misleading hokey ostensible imitated queer avowed imaginary flamboyant apish pirate quasi comic untrue rehearsed overblown over-embellished long-winded complex turgid planned farcical posey not spontaneous animated expressive apparent seeming surface mealymouthed facsimile reproduction replica manipulated far-fetched fixed recherche voulu reserved inhibited guarded manmade derivative counterfeited conceited playacting affectated fraud chemical cast model toy imagined reticent operatic splashy catchy invented concocted overly planned pseudonymous adopted trumped-up wreck wired put unglued uptight tight choked taut farfetched restrained tongue-tied distant embarrassed repressed fallacious invalid overplayed overacting thespian unrestrained adulterine tense phoney-baloney made-up phony-baloney virtual wannabe wrong would-be self-styled purported framed apocryphal deceitful bum ungenuine bent hard put nervous wreck strung out controlled cold cool subdued stand-offish aloof inept weighty hard operose effortful uphill toilsome maladroit without permission without consent in a state precarious arty-farty precious not fluent not real not legit not kosher at end of one's rope alleged simpering genteel highfaluting chichi airish conscious artsy as it were to all intents and purposes insecure unstable hypocritical ungraceful gauche graceless bluffing shammed falsified supposed masked lying impostrous in name only quack charlatan cheating covered concealed dissimulated imposturous fraught shaky pompous barnstorming stuck up gone Hollywood mincing rustic rustical formal emotional show amateur legitimate acting tragic schmaltzy dramaturgic vaudeville dud hoax trick austere punctilious nonconsensual prim rough-hewn not what it is cracked up to be correct proper decorous stuffy priggish starchy icy frigid nice stiff-necked delusory delusive copied deceiving unfounded fishy incorrect erroneous inaccurate unsound mistaken inexact dishonest faulty untruthful supposititious illogical misguided unoriginal illusory off chimerical worthless flawed baseless beguiling deluding imprecise suppositious sophistical pirated without foundation made up plagiaristic derived pinchbeck two-faced mimicked plagiarized Hollywood plant brummagem crock off beam unsubstantiated distorted groundless fictional full of holes fanciful aped nonnatural notional won't fly soft shell ideal fantastic visionary sophistic illegal cooked-up dicey iffy dodgy trumped up off target way out wide of the mark pseudo- mythical plagiarised illusionary crooked unproven fancied knock-off copycat copy casuistic hallucinatory non-existent dissembling truthless counterfactual falsie fictive duplicate fantasied chimeric phantom fantastical fabulous mythic phantasmal imaginal phantasmic bad plausible ill-founded hyped up double-dealing out foundationless unsupported nonvalid in error not accurate not exact askew cooked up devised nugatory ungrounded off base mad reasonless unreasoned representative way off way off beam not working practice trial bootlegged repro unqualified non-natural mimetic miniature echoic glib low-grade low-quality poor-quality shoddy inferior made makeshift constructed machine-made delusional unsatisfactory substandard adulterated duplicated reproduced parodied parroted burlesqued caricatured mocked gingerbread experimental human-made misinformed prepared ostensive semi- nominal illusive near reported engineered Barmecidal whimsical semblant Barmecide knock off lookalike uncorroborated weak economical with the truth mock-up fantasy without basis unwarranted inadequate untenable irrational erratic blue sky pipe dream fantasized dreamed-up dream erring unjustified unreasonable unscientific empty likely captious colorable vain presumable credible probable sophisticated flattering presumptive idle null fluffed illegitimate unreasoning absurd inconsistent inconsequent inconsequential nonrational preposterous off-target misfigured astray wide goofed misconstrued mishandled miscalculated seemingly correct wrongly inferred null and void void nonbinding inoperative not precise out of commission out of line on the wrong track at fault play-play improper unsustainable plausible but wrong apparently right misrepresentative colored not binding fantasised amiss uncollectible coloured underhand awry defective abroad treacherous duplicitous crafty disingenuous guileful wrong number all wet all off sly sneaky cunning untrustworthy scheming perfidious shady sharp Machiavellian subtle slippery foxy mendacious unprincipled unscrupulous tricky fast slim underhanded shifty hollow-hearted rogue double-faced Punic false-hearted insidious rascal roguish designing serpentine oblique slick devious astucious indirect unreliable wily

Noun

The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity
fusion blend merging blending amalgamation synthesis combination uniting coalescence integration intermixture alloy amalgam commingling commixture meld melding mixture bonding joining merger mingling union admixture agglutination alliance cocktail composite compound compounding conflation emulsion federation intermingling marrying mix smelting unification welding interflow liquefaction coadunation coalition heating immixture junction liquification soldering concoction mash-up consolidation medley incorporation coupling conglomerate mishmash hybrid conglomeration marriage confederation brew combining connection composition combo aggregate association linking jumble connecting mélange conjunction miscellany cross stew hodgepodge weave patchwork fusing pastiche collage affiliation amalgamating soup link olio concatenation assortment assimilation melange homogenization joint complex collection hotchpotch organization hash organisation homogenisation assemblage hybridization pot-pourri mergence hook-up hookup tie confederacy variety compost mixing structure bond aggregation combine potpourri selection diversity fastening agglomeration adulteration mess interfusion confusion goulash salmagundi ragbag farrago gallimaufry motley collection tie-in affixation assembly mixed bag partnership attachment ligature omnium gatherum solidification pasteup unity balance cream reduction pooling pluralism linkage concurrence interlocking enosis affinity grouping link-up arrangement recipe preparation infusion pool takeover blur tie-up cahoots lineup agglomerate rich tapestry tapestry fixing meshing harmony coalescing homogenizing affixing clamping inclusion reconciliation interweaving weaving multiculturism ethnic diversity multiculturalism everything but kitchen sink attaching dough confection mosaic mash batter crossing infiltration muddle transfusion saturation package absorption unifying clamp conjugation addition homogenising creation making organism production forming whole entirety manufacture unit construction fraternization unionization league bloc heterogeneous mixture grab bag adding unionisation fraternisation associating integrating melting pot network system federating allying aligning incorporating strengthening stabilization reinforcement fortification caucus meeting confluence consortium alignment block entente compact axis syndicate nexus compression firming up condensation stabilisation firming establishment concentration correlation centralisation conciliation symbiosis congregation juncture abutment centralization seam confederating web ring anschluss conspiracy compilation annexing allied group joining together coming together tissue macédoine strategic partnership convolution mesh circuitry scheme interconnection hub labyrinth wiring maze accumulation entanglement interconnected structure ecosystem interconnected scheme interconnected system group scissors-and-paste job concretion clutter montage miscellanea motley jungle rummage smorgasbord menagerie litter welter scramble tumble salad botch ragout shuffle patchwork quilt gumbo jambalaya omnium-gatherum crazy quilt olla podrida alphabet soup mass array odds and ends mingle-mangle oddments chaos pasticcio bundle random selection random collection shambles range choice hotch-potch mashup solution skein tangle bunch cluster heap series set garbage snarl clump potion plaid body lump pile mix-up cat's cradle disarray complexity intricacy bulk total disorder sum sort kind lot line-up melee sundries all knot gamut hodge-podge net Whitman's sampler variegation tessellation checker formulation anthology disarrangement check tartan hotchpot tableau mishmosh accretion load gathering multiplicity repertoire display cumulation untidy heap confused heap congeries colluvies pick `n' mix wide range derangement pig's breakfast disparateness fluctuation discrepancy variability incongruity variance all shapes and sizes all sorts morass imbroglio lotion substance cross section dog's dinner dog's breakfast puzzle difficulty mire twist perplexity medicine paste application liquid tincture convolutedness complicatedness complicacy quantity formula batch build-up amount elaboration band summation full totality clutch battery pick rank class type constellation innovation coinage brainchild invention wrinkle contrivance complication sum total suite parcel genus order species jointure join bank passel whole schmear whole enchilada the works crop tier whole shooting match muster boodle raft drink intention project plan whole ball of wax chunk supply blob nest multitude dependency connector coupler yoke pairing catch juxtaposition

Noun

A piece of cloth put in or over a person's mouth to prevent them from speaking

Noun

(facings) The cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket

Verb

Present participle for to tie up, around or together, typically with a rope, chain, wire, or other cordage

Verb

Present participle for to join, link or unite together
securing hitching joining uniting clamping connecting coupling tethering tying bonding concatenating fastening interconnecting locking mooring pairing splicing entwining fastening together holding together knitting linking pinning unifying yoking drawing together knitting together yoking together hitching on hooking on hooking up pegging down pinning down tacking on make fasting putting together fixing sticking affixing annexing chaining glueing gluing lashing trussing strapping fusing welding cementing adhering tying up appending riveting rivetting roping soldering pinioning interlinking fettering pasting cohering tacking hooking gumming adding taping bolting anchoring clipping bringing together catenating conjugating banding knotting clasping linking up combining tagging on bridging sealing slapping on subjoining compounding tightening girding buckling leashing bracketing conjoining associating melding nailing intertwining holding screwing stringing pegging sticking together cleaving catching interlacing closing battening tagging interweaving marrying harnessing lacing meshing adjoining interfacing sticking on dovetailing clinching merging tiing together blending joining together shackling amalgamating bending plaiting belting prefixing cinching coalescing brazing gripping buttoning hog-tying clinging posting consolidating setting weaving wedding staying stapling networking braiding lodging snagging latching onto hitching up mating sticking fast holding fast coming together plugging into melding with locking up battening down tiing in with strapping up lassoing restraining interfusing underjoining bundling Velcroing chaining up matching plastering sellotaping teaming melting incorporating looping mortaring positioning juxtaposing assembling freezing adjusting joining up repairing spanning allying consociating clicking putting on attaching securely binding up engaging settling imbedding dropping planting networking with matching up intermeshing tying down buttoning down joining up with belting up doing up lacing up hewing bootstrapping to remaining making port intermingling grafting nailing down making firm fastening down resolving reconciling fitting together interlocking interdigitating sticking to fastening securely clamping down boarding up covering up making more secure screwing up branching holding on staying put holding on to clinging like ivy sticking like a barnacle sticking like glue freezing to holding on like bulldog overcoming pulling together straddling clenching clapping intertwisting mortising enclosing gathering encompassing meeting grappling fixing together twining encountering inclosing confining pleating criss-crossing platting twisting raveling winding ravelling coming into contact forming a circle interknitting complecting cueing threading

Verb

Present participle for to compel or require someone to do something, especially by legally or contractually
obliging compelling forcing requiring impelling making necessitating obligating coercing constraining pressuring driving pressing dragooning muscling blackjacking impressing sandbagging pressurizing railroading pressurising urging browbeating steamrollering pushing strong-arming commanding bullying bulldozing putting the screws on committing indebting astricting restricting restraining making indebted twisting one's arm prevailing on hustling leaning on overcoming bludgeoning menacing terrorizing causing charging shotgunning enforcing ordering occasioning imposing foisting demanding blackmailing concussing press-ganging bringing pressure to bear on choking exerting force on bearing hard on tightening the screws on moving conscripting putting screws to urging by force using duress on putting the bite on using strong-arm tactics on bearing down putting the squeeze on enjoining twisting someone's arm terrorising obtruding putting squeeze on applying pinning down bringing pressure to bear upon insisting using force on burdening contracting putting under an obligation leaving someone no option influencing inducing harassing hounding exacting intimidating goading badgering prodding calling for directing claiming dictating threatening putting pressure on persuading expecting spurring harrying nagging insisting on soliciting needing using pressure on inspiring prompting asking propelling motivating pestering squeezing involving entailing brainwashing warranting actuating cowing wanting hectoring requesting inciting fast-talking decreeing working on instructing encouraging bidding adjuring meaning bearing challenging instigating tyrannizing taking stimulating beseeching provoking ordaining craving requisitioning calling acting on putting up to tyrannising mandating establishing prescribing pushing for setting summoning pushing around putting the heat on turning on the heat imposing on levying begging bothering telling exhorting hassling laying steamrolling imploring leading postulating domineering incentivizing dragooning into rousing bouncing frightening making necessary fining oppressing assessing triggering instilling besetting putting ruling bullyragging browbeating into egging on cajoling fixing entreating buffaloing bogarting enacting seeking determining beckoning tormenting blustering implying plaguing importuning appalling stipulating warning cracking down calling upon pressing for predisposing besieging appointing authorising questing authorizing putting the arm on mau-mauing coming at forcing upon stipulating for prevailing upon clamoring for resulting in turning the screws on giving rise to laying down the law having someone do something spurring on putting your foot down laying down asking for worrying repressing hindering suppressing ramrodding wheedling assailing politicking selling kicking high pressuring arguing applying pressure proclaiming deciding scaring terrifying crying out for talking swaying pronouncing working over breathing down someone's neck pressurizing into coercing into dogging effecting having daunting subduing extorting commandeering vexing troubling overbearing despotizing animating arousing bullying into bludgeoning into persecuting mobilizing making an offer they can't refuse tightening the screw on turning the screw on terrorizing into intimidating into pricking wresting exerting whipping invoking unnerving behooving adjudging walking heavy riding roughshod overawing awing aweing riding ruffling emboldening invigorating conditioning sparking envigorating galvanising mobilising inclining galvanizing enthusing reading the riot act declaring announcing making compulsory behoving spiriting up spooking affrighting throwing your weight around acting upon leaving someone no option but to putting the chill on orienting riding herd on pushing about scaring off scaring the bejesus out of picking on wishing activating precipitating leaving no choice but to employing appealing for pestering for applying for petitioning for baying for laying claim to impetrating clamouring for begging for suing for supplicating badgering for whistling for nagging for holding out for praying for inquiring about hitting up arrogating bringing firing predetermining drawing setting off inflicting subjecting instituting introducing setting afoot necessitating that relying upon counting on looking for bringing about relying on giving incentive to giving incentive triggering off hoping for touching off setting astir decreeing that implicating including concerning comprising covering encompassing instilling in stressing to inculcating emphasizing to drumming into stressing inculcating in insisting upon promulgating consigning assigning incorporating engaging asserting oneself collecting slapping gathering taxing executing bringing to bear carrying out wrecking saddling placing clapping wreaking laying on bringing into effect ingraining in bringing home to dinning something into knocking into driving into dooming condemning tasking subpoenaing leaving in no doubt getting into head driving home bringing home calling on subjecting to giving orders giving the order to calling the shots giving the command to giving orders to giving directions bossing around advising promoting admonishing advocating expediting inspanning recommending nudging keying up trying to persuade speeding up putting the screws to railroading into pouring it on steamrollering into turning on bulldozing into appealing to firing up selling one on exerting influence on going to town on bearing down on

Verb

Present participle for to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
confirming ratifying approving sanctioning accrediting authorising authorizing affirming endorsing formalising formalizing signing upholding warranting certifying validating authenticating clearing accepting establishing finalising finalizing approbating homologating recognising recognizing assenting to countenancing acceding acquiescing assenting granting sealing consenting to signing off on agreeing to corroborating substantiating backing OKing licensing okaying blessing consenting commissioning countersigning licencing initialling initialing bearing out going for rubber stamping giving stamp of approval supporting verifying proving justifying allowing attesting vindicating rubber-stamping permitting backing up demonstrating vouching for sustaining evidencing testifying to arguing passing legitimizing acceding to giving the green light to giving the thumbs up to legalizing giving the OK to guaranteeing giving credence to showing bearing witness to legitimising legalising acknowledging attesting to advocating asserting giving the nod documenting testifying adopting lending weight to going along with saying yes to agreeing showing beyond doubt giving the go-ahead to giving the go-ahead giving the green light empowering giving permission enacting manifesting buying legitimatizing giving substance to showing to be true making legal mandating maintaining favouring favoring seconding witnessing vouching evincing ascertaining reinforcing acquiescing in concurring in enabling defending approving of shaking on giving permission for saying the word making evident giving proof of giving the stamp of approval to giving the thumbs up circumstantiating buttressing determining underwriting entitling sanctifying declaring averring indicating admitting checking out checking chartering giving weight to standing by putting into effect giving consent to demonstrating the truth of clinching taking recommending illustrating championing avowing giving the go-ahead for bolstering promoting legislating reenforcing condoning ordaining concurring constituting decreeing qualifying honouring honoring greenlighting espousing avouching carrying swearing shoring up strengthening revealing presenting exhibiting exposing registering pointing out investing vesting making valid embracing bearing witness settling explaining having checking up getting behind made known making plain voting for giving one's assent to providing evidence of subscribing to agreeing with submitting proof demonstrating the truth concurring with sticking up for producing evidence showing clearly witnessing to the fact that putting the seal of approval on giving one's blessing to witnessing to giving someone leave submitting evidence giving substance to the fact that producing proof giving approval to giving the OK giving the seal of approval to establishing evidence giving force to green-lighting indemnifying celebrating reflecting suffering appointing assuring giving leave for enduring bespeaking notifying legitimating capping winding up putting the seal on closing sewing up betokening deputing underscoring decriminalizing professing reassuring stating tolerating letting delegating giving something the go ahead giving go-ahead lending your name to enforcing buying into giving one's word giving green light entrusting regularizing normalizing regulating assigning value assigning merit predicating elucidating projecting showcasing noting pointing prescribing regarding considering giving the nod to yessing making binding making stick setting the seal on lapping up laundering formulating codifying giving power to giving permission to granting the right to giving authority to conferring a right to certificating making out adducing laying bare laying out expressing expounding clarifying setting seal on taking up pushing for making law giving authority for contracting settling for abiding by compromising on complying with making do with stumping for according with falling in with greeting appreciating making sure of decriminalising normalising regularising pronouncing lawful making legally binding giving the green light for giving a blank cheque to gaining accommodating entertaining receiving welcoming extenuating underpinning viewing seeing holding encouraging making abetting humouring conceding humoring indulging flagging up discovering arguing for cleaning up respecting feeling envisaging deeming making certain of holding up double-checking sussing out pinning down completing trying realising debunking testing reifying actualizing realizing trying out objectifying trying on undertaking engaging giving nod declaring true checking on excusing invoking thinking solemnising solemnizing finding disculpating whitewashing confuting shielding rationalizing protecting rehabilitating contending refuting rationalising claiming guarding disproving arranging legislating for adjuring asseverating officially approving offering grounds for announcing voting in resulting developing convincing fixing striking taking kindly to letting pass saying yes valorizing accepting as valid laying down accounting for holding to pleading for making into law swearing to showing once and for all adding up having a case sticking by holding up one's end giving support to siding with giving backing to coming to the defence of regarding as being identical to regarding as being the same as considering to be giving evidence deposing to throwing your weight behind doing justice to settling on coming to an agreement on agreeing on signing on identifying complying subscribing dittoing according conforming coming round saying uncle giving in knuckling under cutting a deal caving in giving five passing on

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Present participle for wrap in several layers of fabric
swathing enveloping wrapping shrouding bandaging draping cloaking enfolding lapping swaddling bedecking covering enwrapping folding sheathing bosoming bowering circumfusing cocooning embosoming embowering embracing enclosing encompassing enshrouding enswathing furling inclosing investing involving mantling muffling veiling winding encasing overlaying surrounding bundling up muffling up clothing bundling protecting wrapping up immersing hiding camouflaging encircling sheltering twining masking absorbing rolling up bunching packing baling covering up blanketing overspreading coating concealing screening carpeting rolling engulfing obscuring girdling disguising clouding palling shielding obnubilating curtaining entwining wreathing circling overlying paving housing infolding capping crowning fencing superimposing papering over padding twisting cladding turning topping guarding girding sheeting belying suppressing hemming occulting burying extending over blotting out cosseting trussing shingling imbricating lacing captivating consuming lining cinching pressing grabbing clinching donning ringing dissimulating dissembling packaging inwrapping dressing up letting fall in folds eclipsing ensconcing cradling locking lagging soundproofing flooding gift-wrapping cushioning compassing besetting besieging wrapping around containing cooping submerging encaging caging casing closeting engirding circumscribing limiting insulating environing shutting in coiling curling making shockproof twirling veneering whirling laminating facing surfacing inlaying swiveling swivelling rounding spinning tucking defending wheeling ornamenting bedaubing encrusting plastering plating adorning glazing overlapping smearing daubing keeping bulwarking securing safeguarding fending forfending cupping curling up folding up winding up dressing suffusing varnishing washing reinforcing canopying hooding warding overcasting spreading superposing putting something on top of placing under cover placing something over putting over