1.Definition: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time valueCategory: 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
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):affiliation, associationCategory: 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):necktieCategory: Objects
8.Definition: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
"The British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
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"