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Tie vs. Tye

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  • 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.

  • Tye (noun)

    A knot; a tie.

  • Tye (noun)

    A patch of common land, often a village green.

  • Tye (noun)

    A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

  • Tye (noun)

    A trough for washing ores.

  • Tye (verb)

    obsolete form of tie

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  • 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.

  • Tye (noun)

    A knot; a tie.

  • Tye (noun)

    A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

  • Tye (noun)

    A trough for washing ores.

  • Tye

    See Tie, the proper orthography.

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