Definitions for tier

Definitions for (noun) tier

Main entry: tier

Definition: one of two or more layers one atop another

Usage: tier upon tier of huge casks; a three-tier wedding cake

Main entry: tier

Definition: something that is used for tying

Usage: the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers

Main entry: tier, tier up

Definition: a worker who ties something

Main entry: tier

Definition: any one of two or more competitors who tie one another

Main entry: tier, grade, level

Definition: a relative position or degree of value in a graded group

Usage: lumber of the highest grade

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