- attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord；fasten (something) to or around someone or something by means of its strings or by forming the ends into a knot or bow
- a piece of string, cord, or the like used for fastening or tying something；a shoe tied with a lace.
verb: tie, 3rd person present: ties, gerund or present participle: tying, past tense: tied, past participle: tied
noun: tie, plural noun: ties
- 1. attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord they tied Max to a chair Gabriel tied up his horse 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ fasten (something) to or around someone or something by means of its strings or by forming the ends into a knot or bow Lewis tied on his apron 同義詞
- ▪ form (a string, ribbon, or lace) into a knot or bow Rick bent to tie his shoelaces
- ▪ form (a knot or bow) by tying tie a knot in one end of the cotton
- ▪ be fastened with a knot or bow a sarong that ties at the waist
- 2. restrict or limit (someone) to a particular situation, occupation, or place she didn't want to be like her mother, tied to a feckless man 同義詞
- 3. connect; link more firms are realizing that their fate is tied to the community in which they operate self-respect is closely tied up with the esteem in which one is held by one's peers 同義詞
- ▪ hold together by a crosspiece or tie ceiling joists are used to tie the rafter feet
- ▪ unite (written notes) by a tie.
- ▪ perform (two notes) as one unbroken note.
- 4. achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team he tied for second in the league Toronto tied the score in the fourth inning 同義詞
- 1. a piece of string, cord, or the like used for fastening or tying something he tightened the tie of his robe 同義詞
- ▪ US a shoe tied with a lace.
- 2. a rod or beam holding parts of a structure together.
- ▪ North American a wooden or concrete beam laid transversely under a railroad track to support it.
- ▪ a curved line above or below two notes of the same pitch indicating that they are to be played for the combined duration of their time values.
- 3. a thing that unites or links people it is important that we keep family ties strong 同義詞
- ▪ a thing that restricts someone's freedom of action some cities and merchants were freed from feudal ties 同義詞
- 4. a strip of material worn around the collar and tied in a knot at the front with the ends hanging down, typically forming part of a man's business or formal outfit; a necktie his hand went up to his collar and started to loosen his tie 同義詞
- 5. a result in a game or other competitive situation in which two or more competitors or teams have the same score or ranking; a draw there was a tie for first place 同義詞