Definitions for tie up

Definitions for (verb) tie up

Main entry: bind off, tie up

Definition: finish the last row

Main entry: bind, tie down, tie up, truss

Definition: secure with or as if with ropes

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

Main entry: berth, tie up, moor

Definition: secure in or as if in a berth or dock

Usage: tie up the boat

Main entry: tie up

Definition: restrain from moving or operating normally

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

Main entry: tie up

Definition: invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes

Usage: All my money is tied up in long-term investments

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