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Definitions of tie:

part of speech: verb transitive

To bind: to fasten with a cord: to unite: to constrain: ( music) to unite notes with a tie:- pr. p. tying; pa. t and pa. p. tied.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fasten by a knot; draw together to form a knot; make ( a knot) by drawing something together; bind; to knot a cord, etc., around; restrict; as, tied down by cares; unite firmly; in music, to unite, as notes; to make an equal score with, in a contest.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a knot, equal score, etc.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: noun

A knot: a bond: an equality in numbers, as of votes, or of " points" in a game: ( music) a curved line drawn over two or more notes on the same degree of the stave, signifying that the second note is not to be sounded separately, but is to sustain the first.

part of speech: noun

A fastening; a knot; obligation arising from relationship or friendship; a piece of timber or metal used to bind together two bodies having a tendency to diverge; in music, a curved line written over or under notes, either rising or falling on the stave, or both, to indicate that they are to be slurred or sung to the same syllable without its repetition; an equality in numbers, as in votes, and so hindering either party from being victorious; a knot of hair; a sort of neck- cloth.

part of speech: noun

A knot or fastening; a knot of ribbon, silk, etc., used as a finish to the dress; a plank or rod for holding two parts together, as a railroad tie; equality in number of votes in an election, etc.; a bond; as, ties of blood; in music, a curved line joining two notes of the same pitch, indicating that the note is to be sounded once, but held the length of both.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: verb

To fasten or bind, as with a cord; to make fast; to unite so as not to be easily parted; to constrain; to confine; to unite.

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