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