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Overview of noun tying

The noun tying has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tying, ligature

(the act of tying or binding things together)


Overview of noun tie

The noun tie has 9 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (5) necktie, tie

(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. (4) affiliation, association, tie, tie-up

(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. (3) tie

(equality of score in a contest)

4. (1) tie, tie beam

(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. (1) link, linkup, tie, tie-in

(a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction")

6. draw, standoff, tie

(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")

7. tie

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

8. tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper

(one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper")

9. tie

(a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages")

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