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  • adj. Connected.
  • adj. That resulted in a tie.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tie.

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

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


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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.

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