tie

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tie is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
tie

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
tie

Third-person singular
ties

Past tense
tied

Past participle
tied

Present participle
tying

Tying two pieces of rope together
  1. (transitive) If you tie something, you attach it using string or rope.
    I was six when I learned to tie up my shoes.
    We tied the swing to the tree.
  2. (intransitive) If two teams or players tie, they have the same score in a game.
    Naples and Rome tied the game two all.


Noun[change]

Singular
tie

Plural
ties

A tie
  1. A tie is a piece of cloth that you wear around your neck as a decoration.
    At work, you need to wear a suit and tie.