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Uses of bond, bonds, bonded, and bonding:

Financial bonds

  • Bond (finance), in finance, a debt security, issued by Issuer
    • Government bond, a bond issued by a national government
    • Bond market, a financial market for bonds
  • Investment bond, a life assurance based single premium investment
  • A surety bond is a three party contract, where the surety promises to pay the obligee for non-performance or dishonesty by the principal. Workers in many jobs must be bonded. [1]
    • A performance bond is a surety bond for completion of work under a contract
    • A bail bond is a surety bond for return of a person to a court
  • Tenancy bond (or damage deposit), a deposit taken by a landlord in relation to rental of a property
  • Catastrophe bond (or cat bond), a form of reinsurance
  • Bonded labor (or debt bondage) is a system of servitude where someone must work to pay off a debt

Physical sciences

Social sciences

  • In biology, a pair bond is the strong affinity that develops in some species between the male and female in a breeding pair.
  • Psychological bond, a form of relationship
    • Human bonding
    • Maternal bond
    • Paternal bond
    • Male bonding
    • Female bonding
    • Affectional bond
    • Capture-bonding, the psychological mechanism behind Stockholm syndrome.
  • In anthropology, acephalous societies are categorized as village-bonded, land-bonded, and lineage-bonded

Manufacturing, construction and electronics

  • In manufacturing, bonding may be done via adhesives, welding, or fasteners (such as screws, bolts, nails, rivets)
  • Bond is the manner in which the bricks overlap as they are laid in brickwork
  • Bond paper, a high quality durable writing paper
  • Bonded Leather (or reconstituted leather)
  • Bottled in bond refers to a type American whiskey
  • Wire bonding, a method of making interconnections between a microchip and the outside world as part of semiconductor device fabrication
  • Channel bonding (or modem bonding), an arrangement in which two or more network interfaces on a host computer are combined
  • Electrical bonding, concept in electricity distribution

Company and product names

  • Bonds (company) an Australian clothing company
  • Bonds was formerly the name of a department store in Norwich, England, now called John Lewis Norwich
  • Bonds was formerly the name of a department store in Chelmsford, Essex, now called Debenhams Chelmsford
  • Bond Cars Ltd a small scale car manufacturer between 1949 and 1971 manufacturer of the Bond bug and Bond 875 three-wheeled motor cars
  • BOND, RAD Software tool
  • Gold Bond medicated powder
  • Bond Street brand of cigarette
  • Eaton's Corrasable Bond was a brand of erasable typing paper
  • Bond Guitars manufactured the Bond Electraglide electric guitar


  • Afrikaner Bond, a political party in the Cape Colony in the 19th century
  • bonding-studenteninitiative e.V., a German student organisation
  • Church of the Universal Bond, a British religious group


  • James Bond, a fictional secret agent created by Ian Fleming
    • Bond 22 is the working title of a future James Bond film
  • bond is an Australian/British string quartet
  • The Bond a film by Charlie Chaplin supporting Liberty Bonds
  • "The Bonding", a third-season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Any Bonds Today?, a propaganda film for War Bonds during World War II

Other uses

  • Peace-bonding is something which makes a weapon unusable as a weapon
  • A peace bond is a protection order from a Canadian court


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