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noun as in deadlock

noun as in relationship

verb as in equal

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Example Sentences

The president of the Senate, aka Vice President Mike Pence, breaks the tie.

From Ozy

In the event of a tie, both warlords were granted half a victory.

Such strengthening of ties between community organizations and schools could present a chance for educators to make learning resonate with students of all backgrounds.

The relationship between China and Africa has grown substantially in recent years, to include not only deeper financial ties but also geopolitical ones.

From Quartz

Supporters of the army, which maintains close ties with Beijing, have exploited dysfunction in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government to push legislation that would give it greater control over China’s infrastructure program.

From Ozy

What could be more important, to make sure that side of things is right before we tie ourselves to someone forever?

In fact, Clark fell back first from her blows, losing his cap, tie, and badge in the melee.

However, an article designed to act as a tie-in to the piece has been published as planned in the BBC magazine Radio Times.

Instead, the Republicans should tie their push for infrastructure to getting folks off the couch and back to work.

Cheney is relying on some thin evidence to tie Hussein to al-Qaida.

First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.

Bondad sua, seor, I'll be sworn there is not one fit to tie the latchet of your shoe in the whole army.

But these hidden passions were before young farmer Wurzel, in his blue tie and white hat, had proposed to her.

His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.

It was the only thing I needed to snap my last tie with England and brace me for the struggle in America.


On this page you'll find 218 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tie, such as: connection, link, attachment, band, bandage, and bond.

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