Bendest vs Bindest - What's the difference?

bendest | bindest |


As verbs the difference between bendest and bindest

is that bendest is (bend) while bindest is (archaic) (bind).

bendest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (bend)
  • Anagrams

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    bend

    English

    Verb

  • To cause (something) to change its shape into a curve, by physical force, chemical action, or any other means.
  • If you bend the pipe too far, it will break.
    Don’t bend your knees.
  • To become curved.
  • Look at the trees bending in the wind.
  • To cause to change direction.
  • * Milton
  • Bend thine ear to supplication.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Towards Coventry bend we our course.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • bending her eyes upon her parent
  • To change direction.
  • The road bends to the right
  • To be inclined; to direct itself.
  • * Milton
  • to whom our vows and wishes bend
  • To stoop.
  • He bent down to pick up the pieces.
  • To bow in prayer, or in token of submission.
  • * Coleridge
  • Each to his great Father bends .
  • To force to submit.
  • They bent me to their will.
  • * Shakespeare
  • except she bend her humour
  • To submit.
  • I am bending to my desire to eat junk food.
  • To apply to a task or purpose.
  • He bent the company's resources to gaining market share.
  • * Temple
  • to bend his mind to any public business
  • * Alexander Pope
  • when to mischief mortals bend their will
  • To apply oneself to a task or purpose.
  • He bent to the goal of gaining market share.
  • To adapt or interpret to for a purpose or beneficiary.
  • (nautical) To tie, as in securing a line to a cleat; to shackle a chain to an anchor; make fast.
  • Bend the sail to the yard.
  • (music) To smoothly change the pitch of a note.
  • You should bend the G slightly sharp in the next measure.
  • (nautical) To swing the body when rowing.
  • Derived terms

    * bend down * bend over * bend over backwards * bend somebody's ear * on bended knee * bend one's elbow * bend out of shape * bend the truth

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A curve.
  • * 1968 , (Johnny Cash),
  • I hear the train a comin'/It's rolling round the bend
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  • (nautical) Any of the various knots which join the ends of two lines.
  • (Totten)
  • A severe condition caused by excessively quick decompression, causing bubbles of nitrogen to form in the blood; decompression sickness.
  • (heraldiccharge) One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from the dexter chief to the sinister base; it generally occupies a fifth part of the shield if uncharged, but if charged one third.
  • (obsolete) Turn; purpose; inclination; ends.
  • * Fletcher
  • Farewell, poor swain; thou art not for my bend .
  • In the leather trade, the best quality of sole leather; a butt.
  • (mining) Hard, indurated clay; bind.
  • (nautical, in the plural) The thickest and strongest planks in a ship's sides, more generally called wales, which have the beams, knees, and futtocks bolted to them.
  • (nautical, in the plural) The frames or ribs that form the ship's body from the keel to the top of the sides.
  • the midship bends

    Derived terms

    * around the bend * bend sinister * bendlet * bendsome * bendy * drive somebody round the bend * in bend * sheet bend * string bend

    References

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    bindest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (bind)
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    bind

    English

    Verb

  • To tie; to confine by any ligature.
  • * (rfdate) (Shakespeare)
  • They that reap must sheaf and bind .
  • To cohere or stick together in a mass.
  • ''Just to make the cheese more binding
  • * (rfdate) (Mortimer)
  • clay binds by heat.
  • To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.
  • I wish I knew why the sewing machine binds up after I use it for a while.
  • To exert a binding or restraining influence.
  • These are the ties that bind .
  • To tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.
  • to bind''' grain in bundles; to '''bind a prisoner.
  • To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind.
  • Gravity binds the planets to the sun.
    Frost binds the earth.
  • * (rfdate) Job xxviii. 11.
  • He bindeth the floods from overflowing.
  • * (rfdate) Luke xiii. 16.
  • Whom Satan hath bound , lo, these eighteen years.
  • To couple.
  • (figuratively) To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie.
  • to bind''' the conscience; to '''bind''' by kindness; '''bound''' by affection; commerce '''binds nations to each other.
  • * (rfdate) (Milton)
  • Who made our laws to bind us, not himself.
  • (legal) To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
  • (legal) To place under legal obligation to serve.
  • to bind''' an apprentice; '''bound out to service
  • To protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.
  • (archaic) To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something.
  • to bind a belt about one
    to bind a compress upon a wound.
  • (archaic) To cover, as with a bandage.
  • to bind up a wound.
  • (archaic) To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action.
  • certain drugs bind the bowels.
  • To put together in a cover, as of books.
  • The three novels were bound together.
  • (computing) To associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name, method name, etc. with the content of a storage location.
  • * 2008 , Bryan O'Sullivan, John Goerzen, Donald Bruce Stewart, Real World Haskell (page 33)
  • We bind the variable n to the value 2, and xs to "abcd".
  • * 2009 , Robert Pickering, Beginning F# (page 123)
  • You can bind an identifier to an object of a derived type, as you did earlier when you bound a string to an identifier of type obj

    Synonyms

    * fetter, make fast, tie, fasten, restrain * bandage, dress * restrain, restrict, obligate * * indenture

    Derived terms

    * bind over - to put under bonds to do something, as to appear at court, to keep the peace, etc. * bind to - to contract; as, to bind one's self to a wife. * bind up in - to cause to be wholly engrossed with; to absorb in.

    Derived terms

    * bindweed

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which binds or ties.
  • A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.
  • Any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine.
  • (music) A ligature or tie for grouping notes.
  • (chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
  • the Maróczy Bind

    Synonyms

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    References

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    Anagrams

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