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Synonyms for tie



do up




tie in with something: link


  • link
  • relate to
  • connect
  • be relevant to
  • come in to
  • have bearing on

tie in with something: fit in with


  • fit in with
  • coincide with
  • coordinate with
  • harmonize with
  • occur simultaneously with

tie someone down


tie something or someone up


tie something up: secure

tie something up: conclude

tie something up: commit


  • commit
  • invest something long-term
  • make something unavailable

Synonyms for tie

to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

to restrict the activity or free movement of

to do or make something equal to

tie up: to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

tie up: to cause to cease regular activity

tie up: to cause to be busy or in use

that which unites or binds

an equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

Synonyms for tie

neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front

a social or business relationship

equality of score in a contest

a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating


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a fastener that serves to join or connect

the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided

(music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch

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one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.

limit or restrict to

form a knot or bow in

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create social or emotional ties

make by tying pieces together

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unite musical notes by a tie

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Obviously it would not be suitable for people to turn up in blue jeans and trainers because it could undermine their authority, but as long as they looked smart they needn't wear a tie,' he said.
Figure two shows a "slip knot" which is often used to quickly tie one end of a cord or rope.
Pulling and tugging when removing the tie will eventually break the delicate stitching that holds it together.
I was no longer his little princess but rather a confused kid who wanted to wear a tie to an alternative prom.
Indeed, the tie derives from continental military dress and even the effete cravat is corruption of the word Croat, after dashing Croatian officers bequeathed the idea to the French court.
Miami win a first-round bye with a win or tie or losses or ties by both New York Jets and Indianapolis.
When Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo inaugurated an exposition at the Museum of Anthropology Covalin and Pineda presented him with a tie.