Textual thesaurus for "tie"

(noun) link, linkup, 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

(noun) necktie

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

(noun) 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

(noun) railroad tie, sleeper, crosstie

one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

the British call a railroad tie a sleeper

(noun) draw, standoff

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

(noun) association, affiliation, 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

(verb) draw

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.

The teams drew a tie

(verb) bind

fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

They tied their victim to the chair

(verb) link, link up, connect

connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

Can you connect the two loudspeakers?; Tie the ropes together; Link arms

(verb) wed, splice, marry

perform a marriage ceremony

The minister married us on Saturday; We were wed the following week; The couple got spliced on Hawaii

(verb) bond, bind, attach

create social or emotional ties

The grandparents want to bond with the child