a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
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"
finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
connect, fasten, or put together
join or combine; "We merged our resources"
become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"
be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense"
Gold coin during the reign of James I (first worth 20 shillings and later 22)