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Part of speech: Noun

A knot or fastening; a knot of ribbon, silk, etc., used as a finish to the dress; a plank or rod for holding two parts together, as a railroad tie; equality in number of votes in an election, etc.; a bond; as, ties of blood; in music, a curved line joining two notes of the same pitch, indicating that the note is to be sounded once, but held the length of both.

Part of speech: Verb

To fasten by a knot; draw together to form a knot; make ( a knot) by drawing something together; bind; to knot a cord, etc., around; restrict; as, tied down by cares; unite firmly; in music, to unite, as notes; to make an equal score with, in a contest.

Part of speech: Verb

To make a knot, equal score, etc.

Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


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