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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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Increased VC funding is a good sign for entrepreneurs and the economy, but angel investing still hasn't picked up yet and entrepreneurs are having a difficult time securing funding in the current economy," said Abhishek Jain, chair of the TiE Angels steering committee.
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OK, so bow tie wearers Pee-wee Herman, maybe, Jerry Lewis, likely, and Dagwood Bumstead, obviously, are a little on the strange side, but what about Harry Truman, Winston Churchill and sex researcher Alfred Kinsey?