tied


tied
tide

American English homophones. 2014.

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  • tied — [ taıd ] adjective BRITISH 1. ) a tied house is a house you live in while you are doing a particular job but must leave when you leave your job 2. ) a tied house or PUB is a PUB that can only sell beer produced by one company …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • tied up — UK / US adjective 1) if someone is tied up, they are very busy 2) if your money is tied up in something, it is being used for that thing and you cannot use it for anything else A lot of their money is tied up in property. 3) American if traffic… …   English dictionary

  • Tied — Tie Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti[ e]gan, fr. te[ a]g, te[ a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS. te[ o]n to draw, to pull. See {Tug}, v. t., and cf. {Tow} to drag.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tied up — ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, oft ADJ with/in n If someone or something is tied up, they are busy or being used, with the result that they are not available for anything else. [INFORMAL] He s tied up with his new book. He s working hard, you know...… …   English dictionary

  • tied — Synonyms and related words: affiliate, affiliated, aground, alike, allied, anchored, assembled, associate, associated, at par, au pair, banded together, beholden, beholden to, bound, bounden, bounden to, bracketed, caught, chained, collateral,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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