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  1. affiliation, association, tie, tie-upnoun

    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"

    crosstie, tie-up, standoff, sleeper, stand, linkup, necktie, connexion, tie, draw, tie-in, affiliation, standstill, link, association, connection, railroad tie, tie beam

  2. stand, standstill, tie-upverb

    an interruption of normal activity

    tie-up, stall, pedestal, stand, sales booth, dead end, stalemate, viewpoint, rack, tie, base, affiliation, outdoor stage, point of view, bandstand, impasse, association, standpoint, deadlock, standstill

  3. tie down, tie up, bind, trussverb

    secure with or as if with ropes

    "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

    tie down, stick, hold fast, constipate, obligate, attach, truss, tie, bind off, stick to, hold, moor, bind, bandage, oblige, adhere, berth, bond

  4. tie upverb

    invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes

    "All my money is tied up in long-term investments"

    moor, bind off, bind, truss, tie down, berth

  5. tie upverb

    restrain from moving or operating normally

    "Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred"

    moor, bind off, bind, truss, tie down, berth

  6. moor, berth, tie upverb

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock

    "tie up the boat"

    wharf, moor, truss, bind off, berth, tie down, bind

  7. tie up, bind offverb

    finish the last row

    moor, bind off, bind, truss, tie down, berth

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  1. Olive Schreiner:

    We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.

  2. Ethiopian Proverb:

    When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.

  3. Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius:

    The full scale deployment would tie up a lot of capital with some uncertainties around the earnings potential, at this juncture we said to be the first one, does not make sense.

  4. Michael Zeldin:

    That will send him down a path that for the next few years that would tie up his presidency in ways that are not in his best interests legally or politically.

  5. Tobias Levkovich:

    It's a little bit optimistic to believe that you can define the moves in stocks purely on the basis on stock buyback activity, it's too neat a package to tie up and tie a little bow around of and say 'perfect.' I wish it were that easy.


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