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English definition


  • 1. neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front;

    • "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"
    • "he wore a vest and tie"
  • 2. a social or business relationship;

    • "a valuable financial affiliation"
    • "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"
    • "many close associations with England"
  • 3. the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided;

    • "the game ended in a draw"
    • "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
  • 4. a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating;

    • "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
  • 5. a fastener that serves to join or link;

    • "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
  • 6. equality of score in a contest

  • 7. (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value

  • 8. one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track;

    • "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
  • 9. a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied;

    • "he needed a tie for the packages"


  • 1. fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord;

    • "They tied their victim to the chair"
  • 2. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;

    • "The teams drew a tie"
  • 3. limit or restrict to;

    • "I am tied to UNIX"
    • "These big jets are tied to large airports"
  • 4. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces;

    • "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"
    • "Tie the ropes together"
    • "Link arms"
  • 5. form a knot or bow in;

    • "tie a necktie"
  • 6. create social or emotional ties;

    • "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
  • 7. perform a marriage ceremony;

    • "The minister married us on Saturday"
    • "We were wed the following week"
    • "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
  • 8. make by tying pieces together;

    • "The fishermen tied their flies"
  • 9. unite musical notes by a tie

Example sentences

  • I only wear a tie on special occasions.

  • The tie happened to strike Paul's fancy, so he bought it.

  • Adjusting your tie is often a sign of nervousness.

  • Where does this line tie in with the main circuit?

  • His striped tie showed up well against his dark red shirt.

  • She was wearing the regulation uniform of tunic, hat and tie.

  • I won't tie you too strictly.

  • I'm so fat my bathrobe won't tie up!

  • I used tape to tie up the box.

  • His tie was undone.

  • He always wears a shirt and tie.

  • He was wearing a white shirt and a red tie.

  • We two have not strength enough in our hands to tie a chicken fast. We can only eat.

  • I don't want to knock the old man off; can't we just tie him up to keep him quiet?

  • Hurry up. Tie up your shoelaces; we are late.

  • Do the two young men's stories tie together?

  • The police are trying to tie up his escape from prison with the murder.

  • dressed in white tie and tails

  • He was a big man, smartly dressed in a suit and tie.

  • He fidgeted with his tie.

  • He was a big man in his forties, smartly dressed in a suit and tie.

  • The men pushed him into the entrance of a nearby building where they choked him with his tie.

  • He began to tie his shoelaces.

  • Roll the meat and tie it with string.

  • I felt out of place in my suit and tie.

  • I can't find any tie between her and the town.

Phrase collocation

  • tie to be tied

    • tied up her cash in long-term investments.

  • tie someone hand and foot

  • tie someone (up) in knots

  • tie the knot

  • tie one on

    (N. Amer. informal)get drunk

  • tie someone down

    restrict someone to a particular situation or place

    • she didn't want to be tied down by a full-time job.

  • tie something in (或 tie in)

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

    • her husband is able to &B{tie in} his shifts &B{with} hers at the hospital.

    • she may have developed ideas which don't necessarily &B{tie in with} mine.

  • tie someone up

    bind someone's legs and arms together or bind someone to something so that they cannot move or escape

    • robbers tied her up and ransacked her home.

  • tie something up

    bind or fasten something securely with rope, cord, or similar

    bring something to a satisfactory conclusion; settle

    • he said he had a business deal to tie up.

  • tie in

    To bring into or have a close or effective relation; connect or coordinate

    • two events that do not tie in; tying the movie promotion in with the book sales.

  • tie into

    To attack energetically.

  • tie up

    &I{Nautical} To secure or be secured to a shore or pier; dock.

    To impede the progress of; block

    • The accident tied up traffic.

    To keep occupied; engage

    • She was tied up in a meeting all morning. The phone was tied up for an hour.

    To place (funds) so as to make inaccessible for other uses

    • tied up her cash in long-term investments.

  • tie one on&I{【俚语】}

    To become intoxicated; go on a drinking spree.

  • tie the knot&I{【俚语】}

    To get married.

    To perform a marriage ceremony.


  • tie a bag on

    • You still tie a bag on now and again.

    • Davy had just one more drink, and then he got a hag on.

Synonym discrimination

  • fasten, tie, bind, secure, chain


Meaning of tie

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