Definition Definition

tied - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'tied' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Tied [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Tie

Meaning of 'tied' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . tied [ a]
Meaning (1):
- fastened with strings or cords
Example in sentence:
  • a neatly tied bundle
Meaning (2):
- closed with a lace
Example in sentence:
  • snugly laced shoes
3 . tied [ s]
Meaning (3):
- bound or secured closely
Example in sentence:
  • a trussed chicken;
  • the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
Meaning (4):
- bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection
Example in sentence:
  • people tied by blood or marriage
Meaning (5):
- of the score in a contest
Example in sentence:
  • the score is tied