Definitions

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  • adjective Connected.
  • adjective sports That resulted in a tie.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of tie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of the score in a contest
  • adjective fastened with strings or cords
  • adjective bound or secured closely
  • adjective closed with a lace
  • adjective bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection

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Examples

  • Out of the corner of his eye Wexford read the label tied to the older man's handcase.

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  • Some stretchers were being carried to the lift which goes down to the deck of the hospital-ship, on which an officer was ticking off each wounded body after a glance at the label tied to the man's tunic.

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  • I dont want an email tied to it, or my name tied to it, but since I go to this school, I have no choice

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  • In other words, there would be a label tied to the tree or the hill, as to the hat of the Mad Hatter, with “This Style, 10/6.”

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  • In other words, there would be a label tied to the tree or the hill, as to the hat of the Mad Hatter, with "This Style, 10/6."

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  • In other words, there would be a label tied to the tree or the hill, as to the hat of the Mad Hatter, with "This Style, 10/6."

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  • In other words, there would be a label tied to the tree or the hill, as to the hat of the Mad Hatter, with "This Style, 10/6."

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  • Cowell said the winner would receive a record deal with Syco, a joint venture between Sony Music and Cowell, and the same label tied to Scottish singer Susan Boyle.

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  • Fluttering and screaming, the bird made every effort to escape, but not before Dee was aware of a label tied round his neck.

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  • Business models that grew up on the basis that words would forever remain tied to nonreplicable physical objects, so that being a writer would be analogous to selling soap or chairs, don't work very well once you can easily copy bits.

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  • In stamp collecting, when a cancel extends over both a stamp and the cover (envelope paper), the stamp and cover are said to be "tied." Stamps can also be tied by the aging of the mucilage or glue that holds them to the paper.

    August 25, 2008