tie etymology

English word tie comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) tiegan

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Detailed word origin of tie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tiegan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
tie English (eng) (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.. (transitive) To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.. (transitive) To form (a knot or the like) in a string or the like.. (transitive) To secure (something) by string or the like.. (transitive) To [...]