Noun Definition

tie

1.Definition: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value

Category: General

2.Definition: a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied

"He needed a tie for the packages"

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a fastener that serves to join or connect

Related Noun(s):linkup, link

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating

"He nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):association, affiliation

Category: General

6.Definition: equality of score in a contest

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):necktie

Category: Objects

8.Definition: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

"The British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

Related Noun(s):sleeper, crosstie

Category: Objects

9.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):standoff, draw

Category: General