cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
something that hinders as if with bonds
bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front
flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"
cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"
steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"
take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
allow a draft; "This chimney
a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots"
a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot"
a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
tie or fasten into a knot; "knot the shoelaces"
any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
make into knots; make knots out of; "She knotted her fingers"
a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women listened to his sermon"
a connected series or group
the means of connection between things linked in series
stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke of oxen"
link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
two items of the same kind
become joined or linked together
an oppressive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they threw off the yoke of domination"