Thesaurus > Related Words: tie up

  Words related to tie up

Related / Similar Words: bind off, tie down, bind, truss, moor, berth

 

Definition:
  • finish the last row;
  • secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapes and bring them to the recycling shed";
  • secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat";
  • restrain from moving or operating normally; "Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred";
  • invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes; "All my money is tied up in long-term investments";

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    Hyponyms: chain up, faggot, fagot, faggot up, hog-tie, wharf

     

    Entailments: fasten, fix, secure

     

    Derivational Morphology: mooring, moorage, berth, slip, stand, standstill, tie-up

     

    Anagrams: Piute

     

     
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