Tie Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Tie? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Words starting with Tie, Words ending with Tie, Related sentences, Synonyms, Derivations and more...

Tie meaning

Word: Tie

How to pronounce: taɪ

Verb

Definitions:

1. Attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord.

Example sentences: "They tied Max to a chair"

2. Restrict or limit (someone) to a particular situation, occupation, or place.

Example sentences: "She didn't want to be like her mother, tied to a feckless man"

3. Connect; link.

Example sentences: "More firms are realizing that their fate is tied to the community in which they operate"

4. Achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team.

Example sentences: "He tied for second in the league"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A piece of string, cord, or the like used for fastening or tying something.

Example sentences: "He tightened the tie of his robe"

2. A rod or beam holding parts of a structure together.

Example sentences: "This transparency is achievable because the building front is cantilevered and suspended from the main structure by diagonal ties."

3. A thing that unites or links people.

Example sentences: "It is important that we keep family ties strong"

4. A strip of material worn around the collar and tied in a knot at the front with the ends hanging down, typically forming part of a man's business or formal outfit; a necktie.

Example sentences: "His hand went up to his collar and started to loosen his tie"

5. A result in a game or other competitive situation in which two or more competitors or teams have the same score or ranking; a draw.

Example sentences: "There was a tie for first place"


Synonyms:

bandage

ligature

band

neckerchief

neckcloth

fasten

attach

draw

connect

even score

tie together

link up

marry

cravat

necktie

ties

link

sleeper

match

crosstie

bond

cord

truss

linkup

knit

bind

tie up

tether

anchor

splice

buckle

affiliation

knot

association

cement


Antonyms:

untie

break

disconnect

unfasten


Derivations:

tied


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Tie in Other Languages...

Spanish: Atar

German: Binden

French: Lier

Italian: Legame

Turkish: Bağ


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