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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

tie-in New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

tie-up New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

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

tie-back New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

cord to hold something back

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

tie something in British & World English

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

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 someone in knots British & World English

Make someone completely confused

tie something in in tie British & World English

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

tie into in tie British & World English

Attack or get to work on vigorously

tie someone up in tie British & World English

Bind someone so that they cannot move or escape


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