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synonyms for tying

  • confining
  • restraining
  • restricting
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How to use tying in a sentence

She was folding and tying with a narrow ribbon some papers as she spoke, and her eyes snapped behind her glasses.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
If you send cake, have it put in a white box, and place the note outside the cover, tying it fast with white satin ribbon.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
In very early times men must have used some kinds of cords or lines for fishing, for tying animals, at times for tying men.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
With this he severed clean the broken half of the boom, tying the ends of the rigging to the short stub that was left.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
I had gone to my room to dress for dinner and I was standing before the mirror tying my tie.
THE DIARY OF PHILIP WESTERLYPAUL COMPTON
Tying themselves and their buckets to the thwarts, they went to work and soon relieved her of a heavy load.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
What are termed water knots are the best for tying your gut or hair together, the tighter they are drawn the faster they become.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
While they were tying her to the stake, she continued earnestly to exclaim "God be merciful to me, a sinner!"
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
In his ear buzzed the comforting hum of the com, tying him with the flitter and so, in a manner, to safety.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Tying my horse and ascending the stairs to the top of the gateway building, I could look directly down upon the town.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TYING

  • attached
  • enslaved
  • fastened
  • indentured
  • limiting
  • restraining
  • tied
  • tying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.