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Tie

Definition of tie:

part of speech: participle

Tied.

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: verb

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: participle

Tying.

part of speech: verb

To fasten with a cord; fasten in a knot; bind; unite.

part of speech: noun

A knot; bond; equality in numbers, as of votes.

part of speech: verb

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

To make a knot, equal score, etc.

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.

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