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Definition of "tying up" []

  • The act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "tying up" in a sentence
  • "Sarah Gay finished tying up her work with deft fingers."
  • "Four shadowy figures were tying up their bedrolls and gathering gear, while seven other man-sized lumps lay on the floor with Mero, snoring in their blankets."
  • "You keep tying up all of these loose ends, scolded the parsimonious part of Miles's mind, and you'll end up in the poorhouse."
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