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Meaning of tie

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {necktie}, {tie}]
      2: 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" [syn: {affiliation}, {association}, {tie}, {tie-up}]
      3: equality of score in a contest
      4: a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural
         members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the
         rafters together with a tie beam" [syn: {tie}, {tie beam}]
      5: a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are
         held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar
         during construction" [syn: {link}, {linkup}, {tie}, {tie-in}]
      6: 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" [syn: {draw},
         {standoff}, {tie}]
      7: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates
         that the note is to be sustained for their combined time
      8: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway
         track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper" [syn:
         {tie}, {railroad tie}, {crosstie}, {sleeper}]
      9: a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which
         something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
      v 1: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied
           their victim to the chair" [syn: {tie}, {bind}] [ant:
           {unbrace}, {unlace}, {untie}]
      2: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;
         "The teams drew a tie" [syn: {tie}, {draw}]
      3: limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets
         are tied to large airports"
      4: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you
         connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together";
         "Link arms" [syn: {connect}, {link}, {tie}, {link up}] [ant:
      5: form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
      6: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to
         bond with the child" [syn: {bind}, {tie}, {attach}, {bond}]
      7: perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on
         Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got
         spliced on Hawaii" [syn: {marry}, {wed}, {tie}, {splice}]
      8: make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their
      9: unite musical notes by a tie

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