bind over

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To compel someone to do, or abstain from, a particular act.
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In Middlesex, instead of being tried by jury, hundreds of suspected adulterers were instead bound over by magistrates – in other words, forced to end their alleged relationships, find respectable citizens to post bail for their good behviour, and appear in court to answer for their future conduct.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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