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-vinciō nxī, nctus, ere,

to bind fast, tie up, fetter, clamp: aliquem fasciis: operculis plumbo devinctis, L.—Fig., to bind fast, unite closely, oblige, lay under obligation: (Italiam) omnibus vinclis devinctam tenere: ab isto donis devinciri: Hispania beneficiis devincta, Cs.: suos praemiis: se cum aliquo adfinitate: Coniugio liberali devinctus, T. aeterno devinctus amore, V.—In rhet., to comprise, condense: verba comprehensione.

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