Definition Of tie


a piece of string, cord, or the like used for fastening or tying something.

he tightened the tie of his robe

a result in a game or other competitive situation in which two or more competitors or teams have the same score or ranking; a draw.

there was a tie for first place

a rod or beam holding parts of a structure together.

This transparency is achievable because the building front is cantilevered and suspended from the main structure by diagonal ties .

a strip of material worn around the collar and tied in a knot at the front with the ends hanging down, typically forming part of a man's business or formal outfit; a necktie.

We have a business casual dress code at my office, which means collared shirts without a tie .

a thing that unites or links people.

it is important that we keep family ties strong

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Example Of tie

  • tie a knot in one end of the cotton

  • A tie would result in five points for each team, and the terms losing draw and winning draw, with Shackleton's grateful thanks, would be consigned to the dustbin.

  • A curved line similar to the slur may be used to indicate a portamento effect; the same sign between two adjacent notes of the same pitch serves as a tie .

  • A double turn blood knot will do the trick, or tie a few granny knots in the tail link.

  • At the close of the match, which resulted in a tie , Mr Price, the secretary of the Chiswick club, expressed the enjoyment their team had felt in coming to the shoot.

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