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noun 
  1. An item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, often under the collar of a shirt. See also bow tie, black tie.
  2. The situation in which one or more participants in a competition are placed equally. (Synonym: draw).
  3. (cricket) The situation at the end of all four innings of a match where both sides have the same total of runs (different to a draw).
  4. (statistics) One or more equal values or sets of equal values in the data set.
  5. (surveying) A bearing and distance between a lot corner or point and a benchmark or iron off site.
  6. A piece of wire embedded in paper, strip of plastic with ratchets, or similar object which is wound around something and tightened.
  7. (context, rail transport, US) A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together railway lines.
verb (ties, tying, tied)
  1. (transitive) 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.
  1. (transitive) To form (a knot or the like) by tying a string or the like.
Tie a knot in this rope for me, please.
  1. (transitive) To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by tying a string or the like.
Tie him to the tree.
  1. (transitive) To secure (something) by tying a string or the like.
''Tie your shoes.
  1. (intransitive) To have the same score or position as another in a competition or ordering.
They tied for third place.
  1. (transitive) To have the same score or position as (another) in a competition or ordering.
He tied me for third place.

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