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Tether vs. Tie

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  • Tether (noun)

    a rope, cable etc. that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement

  • Tether (noun)

    a strong rope or line that connects a sailor's safety harness to the boat's jackstay

  • Tether (noun)

    the limit of one's abilities, resources etc.

  • Tether (noun)

    The cardinal number three in an old counting system used in Teesdale and Swaledale. (Variant of tethera)

  • Tether (verb)

    to tether.

  • Tether (verb)

    to connect a cellular smartphone to another personal computer in order to give it access to a hotspot.

  • Tether (verb)

    to connect something to something else. en

  • Tie (noun)

    A knot; a fastening.

  • Tie (noun)

    A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.

  • Tie (noun)

    A necktie (item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck). See also bow tie, black tie.

  • Tie (noun)

    The situation in which two or more participants in a competition are placed equally.

    "It's two outs in the bottom of the ninth, tie score."

  • Tie (noun)

    A twist tie, a piece of wire embedded in paper, strip of plastic with ratchets, or similar object which is wound around something and tightened.

  • Tie (noun)

    A strong connection between people or groups of people; a bond.

    "the sacred ties of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance"

  • Tie (noun)

    A structural member firmly holding two pieces together.

    "Ties work to maintain structural integrity in windstorms and earthquakes."

  • Tie (noun)

    A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together rails.

  • Tie (noun)

    The situation at the end of all innings of a match where both sides have the same total of runs (different from a draw).

  • Tie (noun)

    A meeting between two players or teams in a competition.

    "The FA Cup third round tie between Liverpool and Cardiff was their first meeting in the competition since 1957."

  • Tie (noun)

    A curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch denoting that they should be played as a single note with the combined length of both notes (not to be confused with a slur).

  • Tie (noun)

    One or more equal values or sets of equal values in the data set.

  • Tie (noun)

    A bearing and distance between a lot corner or point and a benchmark or iron off site.

  • Tie (noun)

    A connection between two vertices.

  • Tie (verb)

    To twist (a string, rope, or the like) around itself securely.

    "Tie this rope in a knot for me, please."

    "Tie the rope to this tree."

  • Tie (verb)

    To form (a knot or the like) in a string or the like.

    "Tie a knot in this rope for me, please."

  • Tie (verb)

    To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.

    "Tie him to the tree."

  • Tie (verb)

    To secure (something) by string or the like.

    "Tie your shoes."

  • Tie (verb)

    To have the same score or position as another in a competition or ordering.

    "They tied for third place."

    "They tied the game."

  • Tie (verb)

    To have the same score or position as (another) in a competition or ordering.

    "He tied me for third place."

  • Tie (verb)

    To unite (musical notes) with a line or slur in the notation.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Tether (noun)

    A long rope or chain by which an animal is fastened, as to a stake, so that it can range or feed only within certain limits.

  • Tether

    To confine, as an animal, with a long rope or chain, as for feeding within certain limits.

  • Tie (noun)

    A knot; a fastening.

  • Tie (noun)

    A bond; an obligation, moral or legal; as, the sacred ties of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance.

  • Tie (noun)

    A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.

  • Tie (noun)

    An equality in numbers, as of votes, scores, etc., which prevents either party from being victorious; equality in any contest, as a race.

  • Tie (noun)

    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.

  • Tie (noun)

    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.

  • Tie (noun)

    Low shoes fastened with lacings.

  • Tie

    To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind.

  • Tie

    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.

  • Tie

    To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.

  • Tie

    To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to confine.

  • Tie

    To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved line, or slur, drawn over or under them.

  • Tie

    To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.

  • Tie (verb)

    To make a tie; to make an equal score.

Webster Dictionary
  • Tether (noun)

    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

  • Tether (verb)

    tie with a tether;

    "tether horses"

  • Tie (noun)

    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"

  • Tie (noun)

    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"

  • Tie (noun)

    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"

  • Tie (noun)

    a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating;

    "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"

  • Tie (noun)

    a fastener that serves to join or link;

    "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"

  • Tie (noun)

    equality of score in a contest

  • Tie (noun)

    (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value

  • Tie (noun)

    one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track;

    "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

  • Tie (noun)

    a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied;

    "he needed a tie for the packages"

  • Tie (verb)

    fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord;

    "They tied their victim to the chair"

  • Tie (verb)

    finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;

    "The teams drew a tie"

  • Tie (verb)

    limit or restrict to;

    "I am tied to UNIX"

    "These big jets are tied to large airports"

  • Tie (verb)

    connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces;

    "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"

    "Tie the ropes together"

    "Link arms"

  • Tie (verb)

    form a knot or bow in;

    "tie a necktie"

  • Tie (verb)

    create social or emotional ties;

    "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

  • Tie (verb)

    perform a marriage ceremony;

    "The minister married us on Saturday"

    "We were wed the following week"

    "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"

  • Tie (verb)

    make by tying pieces together;

    "The fishermen tied their flies"

  • Tie (verb)

    unite musical notes by a tie

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