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/ taɪd /


  1. (of a public house, retail shop, etc) obliged to sell only the beer, products, etc, of a particular producer

    a tied house

    tied outlet

  2. (of a house or cottage) rented out to the tenant for as long as he or she is employed by the owner
  3. (of a loan) made by one nation to another on condition that the money is spent on goods or services provided by the lending nation

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Example Sentences

In this American dream, we are emotionally tied to the people and land of our communities.

If this Dear Leader is definitively tied to the Sony hack, we may be at the beginning of an even more dangerous new era.

But below the surfaces of many of his films, rude, angry sex simmered; cool, icy blondes were tied up, handcuffed, humiliated.

Well, the only way Dexter could have been tied up in a bow was if the last episode would have been the last episode of Season 4.

The way it was executed was maybe not satisfying to people, and it was in no way tied up in a bow.

He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.

But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.

A curious incident: during the night a Fleet-sweeper tied up alongside, full of wounded, chiefly Australians.

As I came near the house, the dogs began to bark, just as I discovered my horse tied to a tree.

You had tied me down too tightly, my Barbiche; my instructions were to obtain a meeting at any price.


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