tie

Part of speech: verb

To fasten, as a cord; bind; lash; fasten; attach.

Part of speech: verb

To form a knot in.

Part of speech: verb

To restrain; confine.

Part of speech: verb

To balance, as opposing votes.

Part of speech: noun

A flexible fastening, as of cord.

Part of speech: noun

A bond; obligation.

Part of speech: noun

Exact equality for and against, as in a vote.

Part of speech: noun

A curved line placed over or under two notes of the same pitch, to make them represent one tone length.

Part of speech: noun

Rail- road. A wooden beam set crosswise to support rails; sleeper.

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Usage examples "tie":

  1. He'd rope you and tie you in record time!" - "The Tracer of Lost Persons", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. I can tie a tie, Mr. Spode. - "Mortal Coils", Aldous Huxley.
  3. You must wait until I am free, though my marriage is no tie; it has never been one- after the first year. - "The Man and the Moment", Elinor Glyn.