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English definition of “tie”

tie

verb     /taɪ/ (present participle tying, past tense and past participle tied)
tie sth to/together/around, etc B1 to fasten something with string , rope , etc : a pretty box tied with a red ribbon The dog was tied to a tree .Fastening and tying
MAKE A KNOT [T] B1 to make a knot in a piece of string , rope , etc : She tied the scarf . → Opposite untieFastening and tying
COMPETITION/GAME [I] to have the same score as someone else at the end of a competition or game : Sweden tied with France in the winter sports competition . → See also tie the knotScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of tie verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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