Bindest vs Blindest - What's the difference?

bindest | blindest |


As verbs the difference between bindest and blindest

is that bindest is (archaic) (bind) while blindest is .

As an adjective blindest is

(blind).

bindest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (archaic) (bind)
  • ----

    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 Mar√≥czy Bind

    Synonyms

    * See also

    References

    * *

    Anagrams

    * English irregular verbs ----

    blindest

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (blind)
  • Verb

    (head)

  • blind

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic) blinde

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (not comparable, of a person or animal) Unable to see, due to physiological or neurological factors.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He that is strucken blind cannot forget / The precious treasure of his eyesight lost.
  • * 1883 , ,
  • He was plainly blind , for he tapped before him with a stick, and wore a great green shade over his eyes and nose...
  • (not comparable, of an eye) Unable to be used to see, due to physiological or neurological factors.
  • (comparable) Failing to see, acknowledge, perceive.
  • The lovers were blind to each other's faults.
    Authors are blind to their own defects.
  • (not comparable) Of a place, having little or no visibility.
  • a blind''' path; a '''blind''' ditch; a '''blind corner
  • * Milton
  • the blind mazes of this tangled wood
  • (not comparable) Closed at one end; having a dead end; as, a blind hole, a blind alley.
  • (not comparable) Having no openings for light or passage.
  • a blind''' wall, open only at one end; a '''blind''' alley; a '''blind gut
  • smallest or slightest in phrases such as
  • I shouted, but he didn't take a blind bit of notice.
    ''We pulled and pulled, but it didn't make a blind bit of difference.
  • (not comparable) without any prior knowledge.
  • He took a blind guess at which fork in the road would take him to the airport.
  • (not comparable) unconditional; without regard to evidence, logic, reality, accidental mistakes, extenuating circumstances, etc.
  • blind deference
    blind punishment
  • * Jay
  • This plan is recommended neither to blind' approbation nor to ' blind reprobation.
  • Unintelligible or illegible.
  • a blind''' passage in a book; '''blind writing
  • (horticulture) Abortive; failing to produce flowers or fruit.
  • blind''' buds; '''blind flowers

    Derived terms

    * blind alley * blind as a bat * blind curve * blind date * blind drunk (See also ) * blind gut * blind map * blind pig * blind pool * blind spot * blind stamp * the blind leading the blind * blind tiger * blinders * blindfish * blindfold * blindman's buff * blinds * blindworm * double-blind * * love is blind * moon-blind * night-blind * purblind * rob somebody blind * snow-blind * stereoblind * word-blind

    See also

    * invisible (unable to be seen ) * anosmic * deaf * print disabled

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A covering for a window to keep out light. The may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.
  • * '>citation
  • A mounted on a public transport vehicle displaying the route destination, number, name and/or via points, etc.
  • Any device intended to conceal or hide.
  • a duck blind
  • Something to mislead the eye or the understanding, or to conceal some covert deed or design; a subterfuge.
  • (military) A blindage.
  • A halting place.
  • (Dryden)
  • No score.
  • (poker) A forced bet.
  • (poker) A player who is or was forced to make a bet.
  • Synonyms

    * (destination sign) rollsign (mainly US)

    Derived terms

    * big blind * blinders * small blind * Venetian blind * blind map

    See also

    * curtain * jalousie

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make temporarily or permanently blind.
  • The light was so bright that for a moment he was blinded .
    Don't wave that pencil in my face - do you want to blind me?
  • * South
  • A blind guide is certainly a great mischief; but a guide that blinds those whom he should lead is a much greater.
  • (slang, obsolete) To curse.
  • * 1890 , Rudyard Kipling,
  • If you're cast for fatigue by a sergeant unkind,
    Don't grouse like a woman, nor crack on, nor blind ;
    Be handy and civil, and then you will find
    That it's beer for the young British soldier.
  • To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal.
  • * Dryden
  • Such darkness blinds the sky.
  • * Stillingfleet
  • The state of the controversy between us he endeavored, with all his art, to blind and confound.
  • To cover with a thin coating of sand and fine gravel; as a road newly paved, in order that the joints between the stones may be filled.
  • Derived terms

    * blind with science * blinder * blinding * blindness

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Without seeing; unseeingly.
  • (poker, three card brag) Without looking at the cards dealt.