What does the word tie mean?

Usage examples for tie

  1. He'd rope you and tie you in record time!" – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  2. I can tie a tie, Mr. Spode. – Mortal Coils by 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 by Elinor Glyn