Meaning of BINDING in English

BINDING

I. noun Date: 13th century the action of one that binds, a material or device used to bind: as, the cover and materials that hold a book together, a narrow fabric used to finish raw edges, a set of ski fastenings for holding the boot firm on the ski, II. adjective Date: 14th century that binds, imposing an obligation, ~ly adverb ~ness noun

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