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Tie
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Tie as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 54 answers for the crossword clue 'Tie', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Tie a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Tie as an answer itself some 659 times.

Tie is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 05 November 2021 with the answer being TETHER, but the most popular answer for this clue is BIND.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
  • A horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
  • (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value
  • The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
  • A social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England"
  • Equality of score in a contest
  • Limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
  • Finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
  • Fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
  • Make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
  • Perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
  • Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
  • A fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
  • Form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
  • Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
  • Unite musical notes by a tie
  • A cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BOW
Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"

TAC

WED
The fourth day of the week; the third working day

4 Letters

BIND
Something that hinders as if with bonds

BOND
A connection that fastens things together

DRAW
A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

EVEN
The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"

KNOT
A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

LACE
A delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

LASH
A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"

LINK
An interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

YOKE
Support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end

5 Letters

ASCOT
A cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin

EQUAL
A person who is of equal standing with another in a group

HITCH
The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

LEASH
A figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash"

MARRY
Take in marriage

MATCH
An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

NEXUS
A connected series or group

ONEON

TIEIN
Be in connection with something relevant; "This ties in closely with his earlier remarks"

TIEUP
Finish the last row

TRUSS
A framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

6 Letters

ATTACH
Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

BINDER
Something used to tie or bind

COUPLE
A pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"

CRAVAT
Neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front

EVENUP
Adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"

FASTEN
Make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"

LINKUP
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"

SECURE
Free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"

SPLICE
Joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together

TETHER
Tie with a tether; "tether horses"

7 Letters

CONNECT
Establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"

FIXTURE
The act of putting something in working order again

KINSHIP
A close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"

LIAISON
A channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"

NECKTIE
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"

SLEEPER
An unexpected hit; "that movie was the sleeper of the summer"

TIEBEAM
A horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"

8 Letters

COUPLING
The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"

CROSSTIE
One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

DEADHEAT
A tie in a race

DEADLOCK
A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

NECKWEAR
Articles of clothing worn about the neck

RELATION
An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

STANDOFF
The act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand

9 Letters

NECKPIECE
An article of apparel worn about the neck

STALEMATE
Drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check

10 Letters

ALLEGIANCE
The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"

CONNECTION
The act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet"

11 Letters

AFFILIATION
The act of becoming formally connected or joined; "welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university"

ASSOCIATION
The act of consorting with or joining with others; "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"

RAILROADTIE
One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

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