Bindest vs Kindest - What's the difference?

bindest | kindest |


As a verb bindest

is (archaic) (bind).

As an adjective kindest is

(kind).

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

    * See also

    References

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    * English irregular verbs ----

    kindest

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (kind)

  • kind

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), (m), from (etyl) . See also kin.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
  • :
  • :
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:How diversely Love doth his pageants play, / And shows his power in variable kinds !
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=“[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like
      Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer. […]”}}
  • A makeshift or otherwise atypical specimen.
  • :
  • *1884 , (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), Chapter VIII
  • *:I got my traps out of the canoe and made me a nice camp in the thick woods. I made a kind of a tent out of my blankets to put my things under so the rain couldn't get at them.
  • (label) One's inherent nature; character, natural disposition.
  • *:
  • *:And whan he cam ageyne he sayd / O my whyte herte / me repenteth that thow art dede // and thy deth shalle be dere bought and I lyue / and anone he wente in to his chamber and armed hym / and came oute fyersly / & there mette he with syr gauayne / why haue ye slayne my houndes said syr gauayn / for they dyd but their kynde
  • (senseid)Goods or services used as payment, as e.g. in barter.
  • *(John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • *:Some of you, on pure instinct of nature, / Are led by kind t'admire your fellow-creature.
  • Equivalent means used as response to an action.
  • :
  • Each of the two elements of the communion service, bread and wine.
  • Usage notes
    In sense “goods or services” or “equivalent means”, used almost exclusively with “in” in expression in kind.
    Synonyms
    * genre * sort * type * derivative (1) and/or (2) * generation * offspring * child * See also
    Derived terms
    * in kind * kind of * kinda

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) , from cynd.

    Adjective

    (er)
  • having a benevolent, courteous, friendly, generous, gentle, or disposition, marked by consideration for - and service to - others.
  • Affectionate.
  • a kind''' man; a '''kind heart
  • * Goldsmith
  • Yet was he kind , or if severe in aught, / The love he bore to learning was his fault.
  • * Waller
  • O cruel Death, to those you take more kind / Than to the wretched mortals left behind.
  • Favorable.
  • mild, gentle, forgiving
  • The years have been kind to Richard Gere; he ages well.
  • Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
  • a horse kind in harness
  • (obsolete) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.
  • * Holland
  • It becometh sweeter than it should be, and loseth the kind taste.
    (Chaucer)
    Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * kindhearted * kindliness * kindly * kindness

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