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Meaning of TIE UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an interruption of normal activity
  2. [n]  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"
  3. [v]  in knitting: finish the last row
  4. [v]  secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"
  5. [v]  secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
  6. [v]  restrain from moving or operating normally; "Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred"
  7. [v]  invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes; "All my money is tied up in long-term investments"
 
 Synonyms: affiliation, association, berth, bind off, moor, stand, standstill, tie, tie down, truss
 
 See Also: bind, block, chain up, close up, commit, confine, fasten, fix, halt, hog-tie, hold, impede, invest, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude, place, put, relationship, restrain, secure, stop, tie, wharf

 

 

 

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