HyperDic: tie_down

English > 2 senses of the expression tie down:
VERBcontacttie down, tie up, bind, trusssecure with or as if with ropes
communicationtie downrestrain from independence by an obligation / obligation
English > tie down: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSecure with or as if with ropes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to tie down the prisoners
Example"tie down the prisoners"
Synonymstie up, bind, truss
Entailsfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Narrowerchain uptie up with chains
faggot, fagot, faggot upBind or tie up in or as if in a faggot
faggot, fagotFasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
hog-tieTie together somebody's limbs
Broaderrestrain, confine, hold, constrainTo close within bounds, limit or hold back / back from movement
See alsotiefasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Spanishatar
Catalanembolicar
English > tie down: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrestrain from independence by an obligation / obligation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Broaderoblige, bind, hold, obligateBind by an obligation / obligation
Spanishatar, sujetar

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