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1. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord.

Synonyms

  • strap
  • lace up
  • secure
  • band
  • lash together
  • bind
  • truss
  • cord
  • bind off
  • rope
  • knot
  • tie up
  • lace
  • gag
  • retie
  • lash
  • muzzle
  • leash
  • fasten
  • loop

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • activeness

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word tie


1. Noun, singular or mass
Men can impress in a traditional business suit or dress slacks, button-down shirt, tie and loafers.

2. Verb, base form
Pull each end of the thread together and tie in a knot.

Quotes containing the word tie


1. You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. I think it's difficult to do fashion for men, because either you become very over-homosexual fashion or very boring fashion. You don't want a boy who looks 15 in a little pair of shorts with some strange art... But to see just a jacket and tie is boring.
- Carine Roitfeld

3. When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front.

Synonyms

  • bow-tie
  • Windsor tie
  • bola tie
  • necktie
  • bowtie
  • bolo tie
  • neckwear
  • bow tie
  • bolo
  • string tie
  • old school tie
  • four-in-hand

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc..

Synonyms

  • equalize
  • draw
  • play
  • equate
  • equalise
  • equal

Antonyms

  • give
  • dissociate
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] limit or restrict to.

Synonyms

  • restrict
  • bound
  • limit
  • trammel
  • restrain
  • confine

Antonyms

  • unsaddle
  • unharness
  • uncouple
  • unclip

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] a social or business relationship.

Synonyms

  • affiliation
  • tie-up
  • association

Antonyms

  • free
  • divest
  • untwist
  • louden

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] equality of score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • equation
  • deuce
  • equivalence
  • equality

Antonyms

  • unmuzzle
  • unscrew
  • open circuit
  • unwind

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces.

Synonyms

  • interconnect
  • daisy-chain
  • join
  • ground
  • attach
  • interlink
  • link up
  • hitch
  • bridge over
  • link
  • put through
  • conjoin
  • interdepend
  • connect
  • bring together
  • tee
  • bridge

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • ride
  • stand still

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] form a knot or bow in.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • divide

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating.

Synonyms

  • tie beam

Antonyms

  • dull
  • uncork

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] a fastener that serves to join or connect.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • link
  • holdfast
  • bridge
  • linkup
  • fastener
  • nosepiece

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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