Definition of "Tie" :
noun: a fastener that serves to join or connect
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."
noun: a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied
"He needed a tie for the packages."
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."
noun: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
"The British call a railroad tie a sleeper."
noun: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value
noun: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
"Their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie."
noun: a social or business relationship
"He was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team."
noun: equality of score in a contest
verb: form a knot or bow in
"Tie a necktie."
verb: limit or restrict to
"I am tied to UNIX."
verb: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
"The teams drew a tie."
verb: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
"They tied their victim to the chair."
verb: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Tie the ropes together."
verb: unite musical notes by a tie
verb: make by tying pieces together
"The fishermen tied their flies."
verb: perform a marriage ceremony
verb: create social or emotional ties