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KK Pronunciation

〔 taI 〕


〔 tai 〕

Overview of noun tie

The noun tie has 9 senses

  • necktie, tie -- (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")

  • affiliation, association, tie, tie-up -- (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")

  • tie -- (equality of score in a contest)

  • tie, tie beam -- (a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam")

  • link, linkup, tie, tie-in -- (a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction")

  • draw, standoff, tie -- (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")

  • tie -- ((music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value)

  • tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper -- (one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper")

  • tie -- (a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages")

Overview of verb tie

The verb tie has 9 senses

  • tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

  • tie, draw -- (finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie")

  • tie -- (limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports")

  • connect, link, tie, link up -- (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

  • tie -- (form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie")

  • bind, tie, attach, bond -- (create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")

  • marry, wed, tie, splice -- (perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii")

  • tie -- (make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies")

  • tie -- (unite musical notes by a tie)