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tie British & World English

Attach or fasten with string or similar cord

tie English Thesaurus

they tied Max to a chair

bind someone hand and foot British & World English

Tie someone’s hands and feet together

tie-in British & World English

A connection or association

tie-up British & World English

A link or connection, especially one between commercial companies

tie-in English Thesaurus

there's a tie-in to another case I'm working on

tie-up English Thesaurus

the Mumbai-based firm is contemplating tie-ups with software houses abroad

bow tie British & World English

A necktie in the form of a bow or a knot with two loops

cup tie British & World English

A match in a competition for which the prize is a cup

hog-tie British & World English

Secure (a person or animal) by fastening the hands and feet or all four feet together

tie-dye British & World English

Produce patterns in (a garment or piece of cloth) by tying parts of it to shield it from the dye

tie rod British & World English

A rod acting as a tie in a building or other structure, or in the steering gear of a motor vehicle

black tie British & World English

A black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket

bolo tie British & World English

A type of tie consisting of a cord worn around the neck with a large ornamental fastening at the throat

cross tie British & World English

A railway sleeper

tie into British & World English

Attack or get to work on vigorously

tie-back British & World English

A decorative strip of fabric or cord, typically used for holding an open curtain back from the window

tie beam British & World English

A horizontal beam connecting two rafters in a roof or roof truss

tie clip British & World English

An ornamental clip for holding a tie in place

tie-down British & World English

A device to which something may be attached or secured with rope, cord, or similar

tie line British & World English

A transmission line connecting parts of a system, especially a telephone line connecting two private branch exchanges

tie tack British & World English

A short pin with an ornamental head, used to attach the ends of a necktie to a shirt front

twist tie British & World English

A small piece of plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure

white tie British & World English

A white bow tie worn by men as part of full evening dress

kipper tie British & World English

A brightly coloured and very wide tie

string tie British & World English

A very narrow necktie

tongue tie British & World English

A malformation which restricts the movement of the tongue and causes a speech impediment

Windsor tie British & World English

A wide silk bias-cut tie, tied in a loose double knot

bootlace tie British & World English

A narrow necktie, popular in the 1950s

old school tie British & World English

A necktie with a characteristic pattern worn by the former pupils of a particular school, especially a public school

tie someone up British & World English

Bind someone so that they cannot move or escape

tie something in British & World English

Cause something to fit or harmonize with something else (or fit or harmonize with something)

tie someone in knots British & World English

Make someone completely confused

headtie British & World English

A strip of colourful fabric worn tied around the head by women

tiepin British & World English

An ornamental pin for holding a tie in place

tie tac in tie tack British & World English

A short pin with an ornamental head, used to attach the ends of a necktie to a shirt front

ascot British & World English

A man’s broad silk necktie

ascot tie in ascot British & World English

A man’s broad silk necktie

tiebreaker British & World English

A means of deciding a winner from competitors who have tied, in particular (in tennis) a special game to decide the winner of a set when the score is six games all

tie in in tie English Thesaurus

you haven't seen how all this ties in with their long-term aims

tie someone down in tie English Thesaurus

they didn't marry because she was afraid of being tied down

tie something in in tie English Thesaurus

her husband is able to tie in his shifts with hers at the hospital

tie someone up in knots in knot1 British & World English

Make someone completely confused


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