Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “tie” en inglés

tie

verb uk   /taɪ/ (present participle tying, past tense and past participle tied) us  

tie verb (FASTEN)

B1 [I or T] to fasten together two ends of a piece of string or other long, thin material, or to (cause to) hold together with a long, thin piece of string, material, etc.: Could you tie this piece of string for me? This skirt ties at the waist. She tied the ribbon tightly in a bow/knot. I tie my hair back when it's hot. Tie (up) your shoelaces, or you'll trip over. be tied to sth/sb If you are tied to a job, place, or person, you are forced to stay with them: I felt tied to the job while I had a mortgage to pay.

tie verb (RELATE)

[T] to relate to or connect to: Is the allergy tied to dairy products, for example? Can you tie his behaviour up with anything that's happened recently?

tie verb (FINISH EQUAL)

[I] to finish at the same time or score the same number of points, etc. in a competition as someone or something else: Jane and I tied (for first place) in the spelling test. We tied with a team from the south in the championships.

tie

noun [C] uk   /taɪ/ us  

tie noun [C] (FASTENING)

A2 (US also necktie) a long, thin piece of material that is worn under a shirt collar, especially by men, and tied in a knot at the front: He always wears a jacket and tie to work. any piece of string, plastic, metal, etc. that is used to fasten or hold together something: Can you see the ties for the rubbish bags in the cupboard?

tie noun [C] (CONNECTION)

ties C2 [plural] the friendly feelings that people have for other people, or special connections with places: Family ties are weaker if you move a long way away. I no longer feel any ties with my home town. He urged governments worldwide to break diplomatic ties with the new regime.

tie noun [C] (EQUAL FINISH)

C2 a situation in which two or more people finish at the same time or score the same number of points: It's a tie for first place. They have changed the scoring system because there have been too many ties.
(Definition of tie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de tie
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “tie” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

mutant

an organism that is different from others of its type because of a permanent change in its genes

Palabra del día

What’s that lovely smell?

by Kate Woodford,
October 29, 2014
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either

Aprende más 

high-frequency trading noun

October 27, 2014
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of

Aprende más