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tied

 
Adjective tied has 5 senses
  1. trussed, tied - bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken"
    Antonym: unbound (indirect, via bound)
  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"
    Antonym:
    divided (indirect, via united)
  3. tied, fastened - fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle"
    Antonyms: untied, unfastened
  4. laced, tied - closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes"
  5. tied, even, level - of the score in a contest; "the score is tied"
    Antonym: unequal (indirect, via equal)
Verb tie has 9 senses
  1. tie, bind - fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
    --1 is one way to fasten, fix, secure
    Antonyms: untie, unbrace, unlace
    Derived forms: noun tie9, noun tie5, noun tier3, noun tier4, noun tying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. tie, draw - finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
    --2 is one way to equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate
    Derived forms: noun tie3, noun tier2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. tie - limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
    --3 is one way to
    restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
    Derived form: noun tie2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. 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"
    Derived form: noun tie5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. tie - form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
    --5 is one way to
    shape, form
    Derived form: noun tie1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. bind, tie, attach, bond - create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
    --6 is one way to relate
    Derived form: noun tie2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  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"
    --7 is one way to officiate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. tie - make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
    --8 is one way to
    fashion, forge
    Derived form: noun tying1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. tie - unite musical notes by a tie
    --9 is one way to
    connect, link, tie, link up
    Derived form: noun tie7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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