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    tie - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tie

    Definition
    (noun) neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    Synonyms : necktie
    Example Sentence
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
    Definition
    (noun) a social or business relationship
    Synonyms : affiliation , association , tie-up
    Example Sentence
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
    Definition
    (noun) equality of score in a contest Definition
    (noun) a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating
    Synonyms : tie beam
    Example Sentence
    • he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam
    Definition
    (noun) a fastener that serves to join or connect
    Synonyms : link , linkup , tie-in
    Example Sentence
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction
    Definition
    (noun) the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
    Synonyms : draw , standoff
    Example Sentence
    • the game ended in a draw
    • their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie
    Definition
    (noun) (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value Definition
    (noun) one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
    Synonyms : crosstie , railroad tie , sleeper
    Example Sentence
    • the British call a railroad tie a sleeper
    Definition
    (noun) a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied
    Example Sentence
    • he needed a tie for the packages
    Definition
    (verb) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    Synonyms : bind
    Example Sentence
    • They tied their victim to the chair
    Definition
    (verb) finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
    Synonyms : draw
    Example Sentence
    • The teams drew a tie
    Definition
    (verb) limit or restrict to
    Example Sentence
    • I am tied to UNIX
    • These big jets are tied to large airports
    Definition
    (verb) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    Synonyms : connect , link , link up
    Example Sentence
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
    Definition
    (verb) form a knot or bow in
    Example Sentence
    • tie a necktie
    Definition
    (verb) create social or emotional ties
    Synonyms : attach , bind , bond
    Example Sentence
    • The grandparents want to bond with the child
    Definition
    (verb) perform a marriage ceremony
    Synonyms : marry , splice , wed
    Example Sentence
    • The minister married us on Saturday
    • We were wed the following week
    • The couple got spliced on Hawaii
    Definition
    (verb) make by tying pieces together
    Example Sentence
    • The fishermen tied their flies
    Definition
    (verb) unite musical notes by a tie
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