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tie-dye

(tī′dī′)
tr.v. tie-dyed, tie-dye·ing, tie-dyes
To dye (fabric) after tying parts of the fabric so that they will not absorb dye, giving the fabric a streaked or mottled look.
n.
1. The process of tie-dyeing.
2. A tie-dyed fabric or garment.

tie-dye

vb (tr)
(Textiles) to dye (textiles) to produce patterns by tying sections of the cloth together so that they will not absorb the dye
n
(Textiles) a garment or piece of cloth that has been tie-dyed

tie′-dye`



v. -dyed, -dye•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to dye (fabric) by the tie-die method.
n.
2. a process of hand-dyeing fabric, in which sections of the fabric are tightly bound, as with thread, to resist the dye solution, thereby producing a variegated pattern.
3. a fabric or garment dyed by this process.
[1935–40]

tie-dye


Past participle: tie-dyed
Gerund: tie-dyeing

Imperative
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Present
I tie-dye
you tie-dye
he/she/it tie-dyes
we tie-dye
you tie-dye
they tie-dye
Preterite
I tie-dyed
you tie-dyed
he/she/it tie-dyed
we tie-dyed
you tie-dyed
they tie-dyed
Present Continuous
I am tie-dyeing
you are tie-dyeing
he/she/it is tie-dyeing
we are tie-dyeing
you are tie-dyeing
they are tie-dyeing
Present Perfect
I have tie-dyed
you have tie-dyed
he/she/it has tie-dyed
we have tie-dyed
you have tie-dyed
they have tie-dyed
Past Continuous
I was tie-dyeing
you were tie-dyeing
he/she/it was tie-dyeing
we were tie-dyeing
you were tie-dyeing
they were tie-dyeing
Past Perfect
I had tie-dyed
you had tie-dyed
he/she/it had tie-dyed
we had tie-dyed
you had tie-dyed
they had tie-dyed
Future
I will tie-dye
you will tie-dye
he/she/it will tie-dye
we will tie-dye
you will tie-dye
they will tie-dye
Future Perfect
I will have tie-dyed
you will have tie-dyed
he/she/it will have tie-dyed
we will have tie-dyed
you will have tie-dyed
they will have tie-dyed
Future Continuous
I will be tie-dyeing
you will be tie-dyeing
he/she/it will be tie-dyeing
we will be tie-dyeing
you will be tie-dyeing
they will be tie-dyeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tie-dyeing
you have been tie-dyeing
he/she/it has been tie-dyeing
we have been tie-dyeing
you have been tie-dyeing
they have been tie-dyeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tie-dyeing
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he/she/it will have been tie-dyeing
we will have been tie-dyeing
you will have been tie-dyeing
they will have been tie-dyeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tie-dyeing
you had been tie-dyeing
he/she/it had been tie-dyeing
we had been tie-dyeing
you had been tie-dyeing
they had been tie-dyeing
Conditional
I would tie-dye
you would tie-dye
he/she/it would tie-dye
we would tie-dye
you would tie-dye
they would tie-dye
Past Conditional
I would have tie-dyed
you would have tie-dyed
he/she/it would have tie-dyed
we would have tie-dyed
you would have tie-dyed
they would have tie-dyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tie-dye - dye after knotting the fabric to produce an irregular pattern; "The flower children tie-dye their T-shirts"
hand-dye - dye by hand; "This fabric is hand-dyed"
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