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tie

 (tī)
v. tied, ty·ing (tī′ĭng), ties
v.tr.
1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap: tied the kite to a post; tie up a bundle.
2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces: tied her shoes.
3.
a. To make by fastening ends or parts: tie a knot.
b. To put a knot or bow in: tie a neck scarf.
4. To confine or restrict as if with cord: duties that tied him to the office.
5. To bring together in relationship; connect or unite: friends who were tied by common interests; people who are tied by blood or marriage.
6.
a. To equal (an opponent or an opponent's score) in a contest.
b. To equal an opponent's score in (a contest): tied the game with minutes remaining.
7. Music To join (notes) by a tie.
v.intr.
1. To be fastened or attached: The apron ties at the back.
2. To achieve equal scores in a contest.
n.
1. A cord, string, or other means by which something is tied.
2. Something that connects or unites; a link: a blood tie; marital ties.
3. A necktie.
4. A beam or rod that joins parts and gives support.
5. One of the timbers or slabs of concrete laid across a railroad bed to support the rails.
6.
a. An equality of scores, votes, or performance in a contest: The election ended in a tie.
b. A contest so resulting; a draw.
7. Music A curved line above or below two notes of the same pitch, indicating that the tone is to be sustained for their combined duration.
Phrasal Verbs:
tie in
1. To bring into or have a harmonious or effective relation; connect or coordinate: His explanation of what happened ties in with ours. We tied the new room in with the existing decor.
2. To include as part of a promotional tie-in: tied the movie in with their car brand.
tie into
To attack energetically.
tie up
1. Nautical To secure or be secured to a shore or pier; dock.
2. To impede the progress of; block: The accident tied up traffic.
3. To keep occupied; engage: She was tied up in a meeting all morning. The phone was tied up for an hour.
4. To place (funds) so as to make inaccessible for other uses: tied up her cash in long-term investments.
Idioms:
tie one on Slang
To become intoxicated; go on a drinking spree.
tie the knot Slang
1. To get married.
2. To perform a marriage ceremony.

[Middle English teien, from Old English tīgan; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

tied

(taɪd)
adj
1. (Commerce) (of a public house, retail shop, etc) obliged to sell only the beer, products, etc, of a particular producer: a tied house; tied outlet.
2. (Law) (of a house or cottage) rented out to the tenant for as long as he or she is employed by the owner
3. (Banking & Finance) (of a loan) made by one nation to another on condition that the money is spent on goods or services provided by the lending nation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tied - bound or secured closelytied - bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken"
bound - confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"
2.tied - bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection; "people tied by blood or marriage"
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"
3.tied - fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle"
untied, unfastened - not tied
4.tied - closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes"
5.tied - of the score in a contest; "the score is tied"
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
Translations

tied

[taɪd] ADJ
1. (Sport) → empatado
the match was tied at 2-2el partido estaba empatado a dos
2. (Mus) [note] → ligado
3. (Brit) tied cottage casa de campo cedida o alquilada a un empleado, generalmente a un trabajador del campo
tied house (= pub) bar que está obligado a vender una marca de cerveza en exclusiva

tied

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tied cottage
n (Brit) → Gesindehaus nt
tied house
n (Brit: = pub) → Brauereigaststätte f, → brauereieigene Gaststätte