Definition of "binder" []

  • One that binds, especially a bookbinder. (noun)
  • Something, such as a cord, used to bind. (noun)
  • A notebook cover with rings or clamps for holding sheets of paper. (noun)
  • Something, such as the latex in certain paints, that creates uniform consistency, solidification, or cohesion. (noun)
  • A machine that reaps and ties grain. (noun)
  • A firm cover or folder with rings or clasps for holding loose sheets of paper together (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A material used to bind separate particles together, give an appropriate consistency, or facilitate adhesion to a surface (noun)
  • A person who binds books; bookbinder (noun)
  • A machine that is used to bind books (noun)
  • Something used to fasten or tie, such as rope or twine (noun)
  • A square meal (noun)
  • A machine for cutting grain and binding it into bundles or sheaves (noun)
  • An informal agreement giving insurance coverage pending formal issue of a policy (noun)
  • A tie, beam, or girder, used to support floor joists (noun)
  • A stone for binding masonry; bondstone (noun)
  • The nonvolatile component of the organic media in which pigments are dispersed in paint (noun)
  • (in systemic grammar) a word that introduces a bound clause; a subordinating conjunction or a relative pronoun (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "binder" in a sentence
  • "He should have noted from the title binder he reviewed before the closing that there had been an estate in the chain of owners within the preceding 10 years."
  • "A section divider in Van Hollen's binder is titled "Third Party Competitives" and tracks their spending."
  • "My abdominal binder is not in the right place and hurts a fair amount, but there's no point in trying to adjust it until I am prone again."