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Definition of "tying" []

  • Present participle of tie. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tying" in a sentence
  • "New readers might have a problem with this title tying in closely with the rest of the DCU"
  • "Liberty Times: Opposition Taiwan Solidarity Union Chairman Huang Kun-hui said the legislative decision to put the ECFA directly to a second reading amid tussles among lawmakers signified the legitimacy of the party's initiative to hold a national referendum on the trade pact, which he described as tying Taiwan closer to China."
  • "I still have to figure out if fly tying is more economical than just buying flies."