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Synonyms for tie up
tie up

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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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

  7. tie up, bind offverb

    finish the last row

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

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How to use tie up in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Charles Lew:

    We are working on another German supply agreement which we expect to tie up this year.

  3. Ethiopian Proverb:

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

  4. Steve Gollshewski:

    That's extremely disappointing, not only are people's lives -- including emergency services workers -- put at risk, the people who do these sorts of acts tie up police resources for the investigations.

  5. 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.

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