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Overview of verb tie

The verb tie has 9 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (13) tie, bind

(fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

2. (5) tie, draw

(finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie")

3. (4) tie

(limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports")

4. (2) connect, link, tie, link up

(connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

5. (1) tie

(form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie")

6. bind, tie, attach, bond

(create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")

7. marry, wed, tie, splice

(perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii")

8. tie

(make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies")

9. tie

(unite musical notes by a tie)


Overview of adj tied

The adj tied has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) trussed, tied

(bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken")

2. (1) tied

(bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection; "people tied by blood or marriage")

3. tied, fastened

(fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle")

4. laced, tied

(closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes")

5. tied, even, level

(of the score in a contest; "the score is tied")

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