form a knot or bow in
"tie a necktie"
limit or restrict to
"I am tied to UNIX"
"These big jets are tied to large airports"
a fastener that serves to join or connect
"the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
"The teams drew a tie"
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"
fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
"They tied their victim to the chair"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied
"he needed a tie for the packages"
connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"
"Tie the ropes together"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other stru
unite musical notes by a tie
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating
"he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
make by tying pieces together
"The fishermen tied their flies"
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
"the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
(music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch
indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value
perform a marriage ceremony
"The minister married us on Saturday"
"We were wed the following week"
"The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is u
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"
equality of score in a contest
create social or emotional ties
"The grandparents want to bond with the child"
a horizontal beam used to
the finish of a contes