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To attach or fasten together, usually with a string or cord
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“Put all your irritations and worries into a helium balloon and tie it to a chair outside the room you are in.”
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To form into a knot or bow
“He learned to tie his shoelaces when he was eight years of age.”
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To achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team
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“He felt that even if he couldn't win, he could at least tie with his opponent.”
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To correlate a subject, issue or event with another
“No causal connection has yet been established to directly tie this event to the impact.”
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To restrict or limit (to a particular situation, time or place)
“This way of understanding the meaning inherent in human practice has preconditions and assumptions that tie it to a specific historical epoch.”
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To impede or hinder the progress or movement of
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“The new rules and regulations will tie businesses down with red tape.”
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To tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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To surround, encircle or gird with, or as if with, a belt
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To agree, to be equal, to correspond to
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Block or become blocked with an accumulation of thick, wet matter
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To counteract or equal the effect or importance of
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To act in accordance with the terms of
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A piece of string, cord, or similar used for fastening or tying something
“I ripped away the covers and fought at the tie on my robe.”
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The result of tying, knotting or joining something together
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“She tossed the sack onto her bed and walked back to the door, then struggled to undo the tie on her hat.”
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Something that unites or links people or things
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“The opportunities afforded to him were, in large part thanks, to his family tie to Fairfax.”
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A strip of material worn around the collar and tied in a knot
“He'd pulled off his jacket to reveal a nicely ironed and crisp white shirt, a dark tie secured at the collar.”
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A match or competition in which the scores or results are equal
“In the event of a tie, further hands are played until there is a single winner.”
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A sports match between two or more players or teams
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“This is the biggest game of the season, it is the tie of the round, perhaps the whole competition.”
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Something that restricts someone's freedom of action
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“It is quite out of the question in a modern industrialized society such as ours to try somehow to keep a legal tie on them.”
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The state or fact of having a close or familial relationship
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Ropes, chains, or other restraints used to hold someone prisoner
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A device that mechanically fastens
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Basic striped tie
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The state or condition of being equal
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Neck-and-neck finish
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A long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
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An engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
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A piece of cloth put in or over a person's mouth to prevent them from speaking
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A marriage ceremony
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A belt or cord worn round the waist
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An adjustable loop of rope
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A surgical appliance worn to support a hernia, typically a padded belt
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The act or state of being bonded or adhering to something
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