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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Roman collar, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, accent, accent mark, accord, accouple, accumulate, addition, adherence, adhesion, adjunct, affairs, affiliate, affiliation, affinity, agent, agglomeration, agglutinate, agglutination, aggregation, allegiance, alliance, ally, amass, amount to, anchor, apply, approximation, armory, articulate, articulation, assemblage, assemble, associate, association, assurance, attach, attachment, badge, badge of office, badges, balance, band, bandage, bandanna, bar, baton, batten, batten down, be consistent, be logical, belay, belt, bend, bertha, bind, bind up, blazonry, boa, bona fides, bond, bonne foi, bowtie, brace, bracket, bracketing, brassard, break even, bridge, bridge over, bridle, broker, bundle, button, button-down collar, cancel, cap and gown, cause, cause to, celluloid collar, cement, chain, chain of office, character, choke, choker, cinch, clap together, class ring, clerical collar, clinch, clog, closeness, clustering, cockade, coeval, coexistent, coincide, collar, collect, combination, combine, come to, come up to, comforter, commit, communication, compel, comprise, concatenate, concatenation, concomitant, concourse, concurrence, confine, confirm, confluence, congeries, conglobulate, conglomeration, conjoin, conjugate, conjugation, conjunction, connect, connectedness, connection, constancy, constrain, contemporary, contiguity, contrariety, convergence, coordinate, copulate, copulation, cord, correlate, correspond, couple, coupling, cover, cramp, cravat, cross, curb, curtail, custos, dead heat, deadlock, dealings, decoration, deduction, devotedness, devotion, direct, disjunction, distributor, ditto, do up, dog collar, dot, draw, draw a parallel, dress, drive, eagle, elate, emblems, embrace, enchain, encompass, enforce, engage, ensigns, entanglement, entrammel, equal, equality, equate, even, even break, even off, expression mark, fair shake, faith, faithfulness, fasces, fasten, fasten down, fastener, fastening, fealty, fermata, fetter, fidelity, figurehead, filiation, firmness, fit in, fleur-de-lis, force, four-in-hand, fur, gather, gathering, gird, girdle, girt, girth, glue, go-between, good faith, guarantee, guaranty, guimpe, gyve, halt, hammer and sickle, hamper, handcuff, have, heraldry, hinder, hitch, hobble, hog-tie, hold, homage, homology, hookup, hopple, identify, impel, impose on, include, indemnity, insignia, insurance, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking, intermediary, intermedium, interrelate, intimacy, involvement, jobber, join, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, keep busy, keep pace with, kerchief, key signature, knot, knotted score, knotting, lace, lapel pin, lash, lay together, lead, league, leash, liaison, ligament, ligature, limit, line, link, linkage, linking, livery, loyalty, lump together, mace, make, make fast, make imperative, make incumbent, make secure, make sense, make sure, manacle, mantle, mark, markings, marriage, marry, marshal, mass, match, match up with, mate, measure, measure up, measure up to, medal, mediary, mediator, medium, meet, meeting, merge, merger, merging, metronomic mark, middleman, mobilize, moor, mortarboard, muffler, mutual attraction, nail down, nearness, neck-and-neck race, neckband, neckcloth, neckerchief, neckpiece, necktie, nexus, notation, obligate, oblige, occupy, old school tie, pair, pairing, parallel, parallelize, pause, peg down, photo finish, picket, piece together, pin, pin down, pinion, pledge, plunging neckline, presa, propinquity, proximity, put in irons, put together, rapport, reach, regalia, relate, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, relativize, require, restrain, restrict, ribbon, ring, rival, rivet, roll into one, rope, rose, ruff, run abreast, run to, saddle with, scarf, school ring, secure, security, segno, shackle, shamrock, shoelace, sigillography, sign, signature, similarity, skull and crossbones, sleeper, slur, solder, span, sphragistics, splice, stack up with, staff, stalemate, standoff, staunchness, steadfastness, stick together, stock, stocks and bonds, stole, stop, straitjacket, strap, string, surety, swaddle, swastika, swathe, swell, symbiosis, symbol, sympathy, take in, take up, tallith, tape, tartan, team up, tempo mark, tether, the same, thistle, thong, tie down, tie in, tie up, tie-in, tie-up, tight-fisted, time signature, tippet, touch, trammel, troth, true blue, trueness, truss, truss up, tucker, unification, uniform, unify, union, unite, use, use force upon, verge, vinculum, wand, warrant, warranty, wed, weld, wholesaler, wire, wrap, wrap up, yoke, yoking
Dictionary Results for tie:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: 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" [syn: necktie, tie]
    2: 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" [syn: affiliation, association, tie, tie-up]
    3: equality of score in a contest
    4: a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural
       members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the
       rafters together with a tie beam" [syn: tie, tie beam]
    5: a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are
       held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar
       during construction" [syn: link, linkup, tie, tie-in]
    6: 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" [syn: draw,
       standoff, tie]
    7: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates
       that the note is to be sustained for their combined time
    8: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway
       track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper" [syn:
       tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper]
    9: a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which
       something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
    v 1: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied
         their victim to the chair" [syn: tie, bind] [ant:
         unbrace, unlace, untie]
    2: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;
       "The teams drew a tie" [syn: tie, draw]
    3: limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets
       are tied to large airports"
    4: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you
       connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together";
       "Link arms" [syn: connect, link, tie, link up] [ant:
    5: form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
    6: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to
       bond with the child" [syn: bind, tie, attach, bond]
    7: perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on
       Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got
       spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, wed, tie, splice]
    8: make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their
    9: unite musical notes by a tie

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tie \Tie\, n.; pl. Ties. [AS. t[=e]ge, t?ge, t[imac]ge.
   [root]64. See Tie, v. t.]
   1. A knot; a fastening.
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   2. A bond; an obligation, moral or legal; as, the sacred ties
      of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance.
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            No distance breaks the tie of blood.  --Young.
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   3. A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig. --Young.
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   4. An equality in numbers, as of votes, scores, etc., which
      prevents either party from being victorious; equality in
      any contest, as a race.
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   5. (Arch. & Engin.) A beam or rod for holding two parts
      together; in railways, one of the transverse timbers which
      support the track and keep it in place.
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   6. (Mus.) A line, usually straight, drawn across the stems of
      notes, or a curved line written over or under the notes,
      signifying that they are to be slurred, or closely united
      in the performance, or that two notes of the same pitch
      are to be sounded as one; a bind; a ligature.
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   7. pl. Low shoes fastened with lacings.
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   Bale tie, a fastening for the ends of a hoop for a bale.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tie \Tie\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tied(Obs. Tight); p. pr. &
   vb. n. Tying.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[imac]gan,
   ti['e]gan, fr. te['a]g, te['a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug,
   and AS. te['o]n to draw, to pull. See Tug, v. t., and cf.
   Tow to drag.]
   1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. "Tie the
      kine to the cart." --1 Sam. vi. 7.
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            My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake
            not the law of thy mother: bind them continually
            upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
                                                  --Prov. vi.
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   2. To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord;
      also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord
      to a tree; to knit; to knot. "We do not tie this knot with
      an intention to puzzle the argument." --Bp. Burnet.
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   3. To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
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            In bond of virtuous love together tied. --Fairfax.
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   4. To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as
      by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to
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            Not tied to rules of policy, you find
            Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind. --Dryden.
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   5. (Mus.) To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved
      line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
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   6. To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even
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   To ride and tie. See under Ride.

   To tie down.
      (a) To fasten so as to prevent from rising.
      (b) To restrain; to confine; to hinder from action.

   To tie up, to confine; to restrain; to hinder from motion
      or action.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tie \Tie\, v. i.
   To make a tie; to make an equal score.
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5. V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014)
       Terminal Interface Equipment

6. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
TIE. When two persons receive an equal number of votes at an election, there 
is said to be a tie. 
     2. In that case neither is elected. When the votes are given on any 
question to be decided by a deliberative assembly, and there is a tie, the 
question is lost. Vide Majority. 

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