[noun] 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" Synonyms:neck
[noun] 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" Synonyms:affiliation, association, -up
[noun] 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" Synonyms:draw, standoff
[noun] a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam" Synonyms:beam
[noun] a fastener that serves to join or link; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction" Synonyms:link, linkup, -in
[noun] equality of score in a contest
[noun] (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value
[noun] one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper" Synonyms:railroad crosssleeper
[noun] a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
[verb] fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair" Synonyms:bind
[verb] finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie" Synonyms:draw
[verb] limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
[verb] connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms" Synonyms:connect, link, link up
[verb] form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
[verb] create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child" Synonyms:bind, attach, bond
[verb] perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii" Synonyms:marry, wed, splice
[verb] make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"