Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tie

9 senses of tie

Sense 1
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")
       => neckwear -- (articles of clothing worn about the neck)

Sense 2
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")
       => relationship -- (a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries)

Sense 3
tie -- (equality of score in a contest)
       => equality, equivalence, equation, par -- (a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best")

Sense 4
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")
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

Sense 5
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")
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

Sense 6
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")
       => finish -- (designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race); "excitement grew as the finish neared"; "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish"; "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish")

Sense 7
tie -- ((music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value)
       => slur -- ((music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato)

Sense 8
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")
       => brace, bracing -- (a structural member used to stiffen a framework)

Sense 9
tie -- (a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages")
       => cord -- (a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord")

Antonyms of verb tie

1 of 9 senses of tie

Sense 1
tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")
       Antonym of untie (Sense 1)
      => untie, unbrace, unlace -- (undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tie

9 senses of tie

Sense 1
tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")
          Phrasal Verb-> tie down#1; tie up#1

Sense 2
tie, draw -- (finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie")
       => equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate -- (make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors")

Sense 3
tie -- (limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports")
       => restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")

Sense 4
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")

Sense 5
tie -- (form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie")
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

Sense 6
bind, tie, attach, bond -- (create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 7
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")
       => officiate -- (act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?")

Sense 8
tie -- (make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies")
       => fashion, forge -- (make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks")

Sense 9
tie -- (unite musical notes by a tie)
       => 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")

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