Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word tie. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in tie.
Definitions and meaning of tie
Homophones: Tai, Thai, Ty
From Middle Englishtei, teie, from Old Englishtēag, tēah, from Proto-Germanic*taugō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European*dewk-. Compare Danishtov, Icelandictaug.
A knot; a fastening.
A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.
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A necktie (item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck). See also bow tie, black tie.
A twist tie, a piece of wire embedded in paper, strip of plastic with ratchets, or similar object which is wound around something and tightened.
A strong connection between people or groups of people.
1866, Charlotte Mary Yonge, The Prince and the Page
No distance breaks the tie of blood.
2004, Peter Bondanella, Hollywood Italians: Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos, chapter 4, 231–232:
The film ends with the colorful deaths of Nico's enemies after he thwarts their attempts to assassinate a U.S. Senator investigating ties between drug dealers and the CIA.
(construction) A structural member firmly holding two pieces together.
(rail transport, US) A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together rails.
The situation in which two or more participants in a competition are placed equally.
(cricket) The situation at the end of all innings of a match where both sides have the same total of runs (different from a draw).
(sports, US) An equalizer, a run, goal, point, etc which causes participants in a competition to be placed equally or have the same score(s).
2010, Scott Glabb, A Saint in the City: Coaching At-risk Kids to Be Champions, Tate Publishing (→ISBN), page 146:
I thought José was still a point down. I thought he needed another takedown to tie and pull ahead, so I ordered José to let his man up. I looked up too late, realizing that José already scored a tie. By that point, the New Jersey champion got his ...
[…] game in the championships shouldering a vast disadvantage and was in due course defeated by Egyetértés, one of the newcomers in the first league. Eger, the other novice in the championships, also took off successfully scoring a tie with the Ruha ETO.
(sports, Britain) A meeting between two players or teams in a competition.
(music) A curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch denoting that they should be played as a single note with the combined length of both notes.
(statistics) One or more equal values or sets of equal values in the data set.
(surveying) A bearing and distance between a lot corner or point and a benchmark or iron off site.
(graph theory) A connection between two vertices.
1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, I.13:
[H]e ordered his boarders and apartments to be dished out for the occasion, spared no pains in adorning his own person, and in particular employed a whole hour in adjusting a voluminous tye, in which he proposed to make his appearance.
In cricket, a tie and a draw are not the same. See Result (cricket).
In music, not to be confused with a slur.
From Middle Englishteien, teiȝen, from Old Englishtīġan, tīeġan, from Proto-Germanic*taugijaną, from Proto-Indo-European*dewk-(“to tug, draw”). Cognate with Icelandicteygja.
tie (third-person singular simple presentties, present participletying, simple past and past participletied)
(transitive) To twist (a string, rope, or the like) around itself securely.
(transitive) To form (a knot or the like) in a string or the like.
(transitive) To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.
In bond of virtuous love together tied.
(transitive) To secure (something) by string or the like.
Not tied to rules of policy, you find / Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind.
(transitive or intransitive) To have the same score or position as another in a competition or ordering.
(US, transitive) To have the same score or position as (another) in a competition or ordering.
(music) To unite (musical notes) with a line or slur in the notation.
(US, dated, colloquial) To believe; to credit.
1929, Collier's (volume 84, page 56)
[…] It seems they have sort of betrothal teas — can you tie it?" "Heavens!" said Mary […]
1940, Woman's Home Companion (volume 67, issues 1-4, page 134)
As the door slammed Pete turned to Hally, fuming. "Can you tie that? A little twopenny cold frightening him off."
(programming, transitive) In the Perl programming language, to extend (a variable) so that standard operations performed upon it invoke custom functionality instead.
2000, Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant, Programming Perl: 3rd Edition (page 814)
So, a class for tying a hash to an ISAM implementation might provide an extra method to traverse a set of keys sequentially (the “S” of ISAM), since your typical DBM implementation can't do that.
tie-in, tie in
tie the knot
tie in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
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-ite, EIT, ETI, ITE, TEI
From Old Norseþegja, from Proto-Germanic*þagjaną, cognate with Swedishtiga, Gothic𐌸𐌰𐌷𐌰𐌽(þahan). The Germanic verb is probably cognate with Latintaceō(“to be silent”).
IPA(key): /ˈtiːə/, [ˈtˢiːi]
tie (past tensetavortiede, past participletiet)
to be silent, fall silent
From ti-(demonstrative correlative prefix) + -e(correlative suffix of location).
there (demonstrative correlative of location)
Iun nokton li havis strangan sonĝon. Voĉo diris al li: —Iru al Amsterdamo kaj tie sur la Papen-ponto vi trovos trezoron.
One night he had a strange dream. A voice told him: "Go to Amsterdam and there over the Papen-bridge you will find a treasure.
When combined with ĉi, the adverbial particle of proximity, tie ĉi means here.
ĉi tie, tie ĉi
From Proto-Finnic*tee, from Proto-Finno-Permic*teje.
IPA(key): /ˈtie̯/, [ˈt̪ie̞̯]
way (by which to go/walk/move)
From Proto-Finnic*tee, possibly from Proto-Uralic*teje.
tie (genitivetien, partitivetiedy)
those; nominative plural masculine form of tas
Nonstandard spelling of tiē.
Nonstandard spelling of tié.
Nonstandard spelling of tiě.
Nonstandard spelling of tiè.
English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.
From Old Norseþegja.
tie (present tensetier, simple pasttiddeortiet, past participletiddortiet)