Meaning of 缚

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(Trad.: 縛)
English Definition: to bind; to tie; Taiwan pr. [fu2]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
束缚 shù to bind; to restrict; to tie; to commit; fetters
作茧自缚 zuò jiǎn to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devising; hoist by his own petard
绑缚 bǎng to tie up; to bind; to tether; bondage (BDSM)
捆缚 kǔn bondage
缚手缚脚 shǒu jiǎo to have too many constraints; to be unable to act freely (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Love one another, but make not a bond of love.
The police tied the criminal's hands together, restraining his movement.
The power of love cannot be bound and requires a space of freedom to grow.