pertaining to or designating a sale in which the buyer in order to get the item desired must also purchase one or more other, usually undesired, items.
of or relating to two or more products advertised, marketed, or sold together.
an arrangement or campaign whereby related products are promoted, marketed, or sold together: a book and movie tie-in.
a tie-in sale or advertisement.
an item in a tie-in sale or advertisement.
any direct or indirect link, relationship, or connection: There is a tie-in between smoking and cancer.
Origin of tie-in
First recorded in 1920–25; adj., noun use of verb phrase tie in
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Related Words for tie-inalliance, similarity, affiliation, interdependence, connection, linkage, affinity, interconnection, relationship, relative, kindred, link, kin, association, interrelationship, sibling, propinquity, consanguinity, liaison, correlation
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Contemporary Examples of tie-in
However, an article designed to act as a tie-in to the piece has been published as planned in the BBC magazine Radio Times.Pulled Documentary Says William Felt ‘Used’ by Charles’ Push for Camilla
December 30, 2014