Definition of tied in English:

tied

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adjective

1Fastened or attached with string or similar cord: a neatly tied package
1.1 Music (Of two or more notes) united by a tie and performed as one unbroken note.
2(Of a game or contest) with both or more competitors or teams achieving the same score: the first tied match in the league a tied vote
3British Restricted or limited in some way, in particular:
3.1(Of a house) occupied subject to the tenant’s working for its owner: agricultural workers living in tied accommodation
3.2(Of a pub) owned by a brewery and bound to supply the products produced or specified by that brewery: tied houses now have guest beers
3.3(Of aid or an international loan) given subject to the condition that it should be spent on goods or services from the donor or lender.

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