To tie down, brace, fasten together by means of ropes, chains, etc. Bantingí ang atóp sing kalát. Tie down the roof with a rope. Ang kalát ginabánting. The rope is used for bracing. Ibánting ang kalát sa mga kawáyan. Bind the bamboos together with the rope or use the rope for binding the bamboos. (see angót, higót, bángot).