astringe definition

  • verb:
    • To constrict, to compress
    • In order to become constricted or compressed
    • To bind by ethical or legal responsibility.
    • become constricted or squeezed
    • constrict or bind or draw together
    • To tighten, to compress
    • In order to become constricted or compressed
    • To bind by ethical or appropriate responsibility.
    • come to be constricted or compressed
    • constrict or bind or draw collectively
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bind quickly; to tighten; to contract; to cause parts to attract together; to compress.
    • To bind by moral or legal obligation.
    • To bind quickly; to tighten; to contract; to cause parts to-draw together; to compress.
    • To bind by moral or appropriate responsibility.
  • others:
    • To compress; bind collectively; constrict.
    • Figuratively, to oblige; constrain; bind by obligation.
    • To become solid; congeal.
    • To compress; bind collectively; constrict.
    • Figuratively, to oblige; constrain; bind by responsibility.
    • to be solid; congeal.

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