Translation of tie in Spanish:


corbata, n.

Pronunciation /tʌɪ//taɪ/


  • 1necktie

    • 1.1Clothing

      corbata feminine
      he can't tie his tie yet todavía no se sabe hacer el nudo de la corbata

    • 1.2Clothing
      (on clothing)

      lazo masculine
      before noun tie clasp / clip tiepin
      • It is basically a crossover sweater, but the ties are in the back where little hands won't be able to get at them.
      • With that he turned and walked back into his house, the ties on his robe trailing behind him.
      • Such skirts were made up of a pair of aprons that wrapped around the body and were attached to a wide cotton waistband that fastened with buttons or ties.
      • Tie the top of the mesh sleeve with cable ties and then clip it to the nylon string using clothes pins.
      • I dragged my hair up into a ponytail, not troubling to smooth it through with a brush or comb, and fastened it with a tie.
      • I barely noticed the way he had worked his hands to the tie around my robe.
      • Each kit contains a plastic sheet, a clean razor blade, a cutting surface, soap, and cord ties.
      • Made from soft cotton, it features a shawl collar, sash tie with belt loops and side pouch pockets.
      • The ties on the robe he was wearing were defeating him.
      • Some are roughly wrapped around wooden frames and screwed and bolted into place; others are cut into strips, which are then rolled up and fastened with plastic ties.
      • After a few minutes of pushing all the connections to make sure they were all secure and then setting to work on the cable ties with a pair of scissors everything is back to normal.
      • After he was subdued, cabin crew used plastic ties to restrain his hands.
      • Some of the most damaging ties are fastened around trees for secondary purposes, for washing lines, swings or bird box fixings.
      • She wriggled around for a moment, trying to get free of the ties.
      • Either pieces of pipe cleaner or paper-covered wire plant ties can be used to tie the stems to the stake.
      • These are made of blue or white plastic clothes pegs, cable ties, nails and wire.
      • Use rubber bands or inexpensive cable ties to temporarily tie up appliance cords and window blinds.
      • It was a great exercise in learning to play without specific goals and to realize the many sensations one can create with any object, be it a feather duster, a hairbrush or a bunch of cable ties.
      • I ripped away my covers and fought at the tie on my robe.
      • Orion whipped out a slender stick mechanism from the tie of his robe and summoned the paper with a mere flick of it.

  • 2

    • 2.1(bond)

      lazo masculine
      vínculo masculine
      emotional ties lazos / vínculos afectivos
      • blood ties lazos de parentesco
      • economic/diplomatic ties relaciones económicas/diplomáticas
      • I have no ties here no hay nada que me retenga aquí
      • Despite these connections, however, he has committed himself to living in Hollywood, because his immediate family ties are now so strong; he would lose custody of his son if he didn't.
      • Our economic ties are strong, as are our people-to-people links.
      • Strong extended family ties tend to exercise a restraint on deviant behavior, and family meetings are often called to settle problems before they become public.
      • Canada's finest rock 'n' roll act, The Sadies, have strong family ties.
      • Aborigines sustained a strong attachment to ties of family and kin, however, and continued to acknowledge a wide range of relationships.
      • They have to consider that this animal is capable of friendship and has strong family ties, and it feels compassion and it can be sympathetic and forgive.
      • The 30 year old lead singer was born in Reading, Berkshire but has strong family ties with Mayo.
      • Noel, who hails from Wingfield, Knock, will reflect on his years growing up in Knock and his family's strong ties with the parish of Bekan.
      • There are many families in Bulgaria with strong family ties to Israel, and, of course, vice versa.
      • Here in England as in other developed countries family ties are not strong enough.
      • Their lives were often founded on strong family ties and childhood friendships.
      • Readers of Animal Times will gain new insight into the complex nature and strong family ties of these fascinating animals.
      • Evidence of strong economic or professional ties with home helps, too.
      • And of course, the U.S. and Japan have strong economic ties as well.
      • Again, strong social ties link members in the U.S. and India.
      • Studies consistently show that those who are socially isolated are two to five times the risk of dying from all causes compared to those who maintain strong ties with family, friends and community.
      • Second, education provides a ‘bridge’ to social networks beyond the strong ties of family, friends, and neighbors.
      • It remains a close one, however, due to the strong ties linking members in the U.S., England, and India.
      • If the sharing of food fosters family and social ties, and strong family and social relationships are an integral part of civil society, statistics such as these should give us pause.
      • And that somehow sums up one of the big hidden strengths of India's diamond merchants: their strong family ties.

    • 2.2(obligation, constraint)

      atadura feminine
      the children are a tie los niños atan mucho
      • family ties obligaciones familiares
      • They should sort these problems out by talking frankly about the benefits of a thaw in their ties, free from constraints imposed by their formal positions.
      • Bourgeois monetary relations were breaking down the old feudal ties that had existed in England and which had been grounded in a largely subsistence agricultural economy.
      • However, following Government legislation relaxing the restrictive ties between pubs and the beer they sold, it has made less sense for breweries to hold onto these chains of pubs.
      • From the dissolution of feudal ties emerge squabbling subjects nursing secret grievances, haughtily guarding caste privileges, or jealously policing petty distinctions.
      • Did Dr Ellis not feel that he should remain free of drug company ties?
      • They stayed in touch as they went on with their lives, but there were no fixed ties, no permanent commitments.
      • That mantle fell instead upon the large middle-class house, in its own ample grounds but free from the ties of an estate.
      • The alleged problem has been that occasionally committee members have financial ties with companies producing the drugs or devices being examined.
      • First, they must be free from feudal ties, which would otherwise prevent them from entering any sort of market transaction.
      • But he would not be teaching a monk, he would be teaching a boy without ties, without obligation.
      • Hurst was also delighted to hear of Super League's decision to back his proposal for a board of directors free of club ties.
      • The study, by the independent market analyst Datamonitor, found that people freed from the ties of their offspring and often at the peak of their careers will splash out on lavish treats for themselves.
      • The paper alleged 10 of the 32 committee members have financial ties to the pharmaceutical manufacturers involved.
      • Both are newcomers who claim to be free of special-interest ties.
      • As contemporary commercial manuals never tired of complaining, they were free from all guild ties and all state regulation.
      • She doesn't have any ties or commitment to New York state.
      • Now, everything about higher education is about pulling students back into these ties and constraints.

  • 3

    • 3.1(draw)

      empate masculine
      before noun tie game/match empate masculine
      • There will be a spate of midweek FA Cup replays following today's draw for the second qualifying round after three of the local clubs drew in Saturday's ties.
      • A tie would result in five points for each team, and the terms losing draw and winning draw, with Shackleton's grateful thanks, would be consigned to the dustbin.
      • If a game ends in a tie, both teams earn a chance to win, not just the team that wins a coin flip, as is the case in the NFL.
      • From the time the draws were made Sean Dempsey had targeted this game as the crucial tie of the championship.
      • Both sides had a few chances, it was a well fought contest and a tie was the best result.
      • Football is about playing in every situation, not just glamour football ties but bread-and-butter games.
      • Meanwhile, the Clippers have rallied to a tie, and the game is going to overtime.
      • Even that could not separate the teams so a tie was declared and this was the fairest result for two teams who gave their all.
      • If by chance the first half ended in a tie, the score of the second half would determine the winner of the game.
      • In the event of a tie, five-minute blitz games were to be played to ascertain the winner.
      • In the event of a tie for highest score, further hands are played with all four players taking part, until there is a single winner.
      • In the Majors, his best result had been a tie for 30th at The Open in 2001.
      • If the game is a tie, or if there's any argument over the result, the players can use the 19th hole as the decider.
      • Maybe a draw would be the best result with an away tie at Bristol in front of a good crowd.
      • Since 1997, the only time the American League didn't win was when the game ended in a tie.
      • He eventually was declared the third out on a force play completed by Johnny Evers to end the game in a tie.
      • When six Premiership sides go head-to-head and the non-league teams are drawn in unspectacular ties, it doesn't help.
      • Once we did that we were the better team by miles for the next 90 minutes of the tie but they had scored early and that killed us.
      • At the close of the match, which resulted in a tie, Mr Price, the secretary of the Chiswick club, expressed the enjoyment their team had felt in coming to the shoot.
      • In the event of a tie, the game will be replayed on May 31 at Elland Road.

    • 3.2cup tieBritish

      partido de copa masculine

  • 4

    • 4.1(fastener)

      cierre de alambre o plástico para bolsas etc

    • 4.2Building

      tirante masculine
      • The Katy was decommissioned in 1986 and its iron rails and wooden ties sold for scrap.
      • This equipment also can be used to recycle railroad ties, telephone poles, pallets - all of which is removed from the nation's wastestream.
      • The grave was closed, and railroad ties were placed above it.
      • Colonel McDaniel said the base already spent $1 million of this money to replace some of the rails and rail ties.
      • However, stacks of concrete ties and welded rail by the right of way indicated extensive upgrading.
      • The speed limit on this section of heavier rail on concrete ties is 110 mph for conventional Amtrak trains.
      • Mine sized rail was laid on ties to standard gauge width.
      • All these walls have metal anchors, ties, and fasteners that cause thermal bridges.
      • He made it out of four railroad ties, the 8 x 12 pieces of wood they lay down to support railroad tracks.
      • This transparency is achievable because the building front is cantilevered and suspended from the main structure by diagonal ties.
      • Wheels, axles and railroad ties were flung in all directions.
      • It was noted that they are currently working in the area placing double rails and new ties, along with other improvements.
      • We are ordering the rail, the ties, the switches, and so forth that we need to carry out next year's reconstruction program.
      • Widely used in Europe and Japan, slab track connects track to a concrete slab instead of with traditional ties and ballast.
      • Some concrete ties were labeled Koppers, others KSA.
      • The planned upgrades include replacing sections of rail and replacing most of the rail ties.
      • The contamination in the soil in this project is mostly creosote, a product used on railway ties and telephone poles.
      • In 1900 alone, it's estimated that 15 to 20 million acres of forests were consumed to meet the demand for railroad ties.
      • Then too, there was the railroad equipment itself, which it hoped to sell: rails, ties, cars, and locomotives.
      • Rail workers drove the nails into ties to keep the historical record of construction.
      • CSX wasted no time dismantling the abandoned track as all rail and ties have been torn up and cleared from the property.
      • I remember the good old days on the Pullman sleepers when you could see the ties speeding by underneath you when you flushed the toilet.

    • 4.3US Railways

      traviesa feminine

    • 4.4Music

      ligadura feminine
      • In a rush, he began writing, though he was careful as he drew in all of the notes and ties.
      • A curved line similar to the slur may be used to indicate a portamento effect; the same sign between two adjacent notes of the same pitch serves as a tie.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (bow/knot) hacer
      to tie a knot in sth hacer un nudo en algo
      • Cut the string before inserting, of course, or tie a knot first for easy removal.
      • In next to no time, I stepped in and tied a perfect lattigo knot in nothing flat.
      • A characteristic of a quality tie is one that has been cut across the fabric so that it allows the tie to fall straightforward after the knot has been tied.
      • Keep the loops tight, and they will hold the laces in place while you tie your final knot/bow.
      • The final part provides diagrams showing just how to tie those 85 knots.
      • Run ribbon through the holes and tie a bow at the side.
      • He was an artist with the language, a craftsman who could tie paragraphs together the way sailors tie a slip knot.
      • I of course immediately asked him how many knots he could tie.
      • Demonstrate how to thread a needle and tie a knot.
      • Maggie stepped up and started pulling at the frayed knots that were tied around his ankles.
      • You may decide that the knots need to be tied tighter, looser or in larger or smaller sections.
      • It was a process a bit like tying a granny knot: twisting one edge of the sausage rope into a loop, then threading the other end through, looping it, and twisting again.
      • A double turn blood knot will do the trick, or tie a few granny knots in the tail link.
      • Then he brushed his knee-length hair one hundred strokes, braided it, and tied it back with a piece of green ribbon, simply knotting it instead of tying a bow.
      • She's so excited that she takes a blue ribbon out of her hair and just ties a bow around it.

    • 1.2(fasten)

      (shoelaces/parcel) atar
      (shoelaces/parcel) amarrar Latin America River Plate
      he tied the ribbon into a bow hizo un lazo con la cinta
      • she tied a scarf around her neck se ató un pañuelo al cuello
      • she tied the dog to the tree amarró el perro al árbol
      • she tied her hair back se recogió el pelo
      • his ankles were tied together tenía los tobillos atados
      • with one arm / hand tied behind one's back (easily) con los ojos cerrados
      • He tied Charcoal's leading cord to the tree, and she gave him a disapproving gaze.
      • He had reddish brown hair that was tied back with a red bandana.
      • I was tied to a spiked rock, and I couldn't struggle free.
      • Jocelyn slipped her arms through the short sleeves and Sylvie told her to hold still while she tied the golden ribbon lacing up the back; it ended with a bow at her waist.
      • I had talked Everly into tying her luxurious dark hair into a messy ponytail which I promised would not get messed under the buggy helmet.
      • I called for some water and bent down to tie my shoelace.
      • I can get up and leave the room as long as you are tied to that chair over there.
      • Just as she finished tying the last of the ribbons, she heard a knock on the door.
      • Sandy Cadway laughed, tying her wavy blonde hair up into a messy ponytail.
      • Without bothering to dry her hair she loosely braided it and tied a black ribbon at the bottom.
      • She had dark red hair that was tied up behind her head.
      • She tied the string attached the sheath to her belt and looked back into the crate.
      • I sit on the edge of the bed, and pull on my black Vans, tying the hot pink shoelaces.
      • Soon enough, her hair was braided, and Lucia was tying the ribbon into a bow.
      • I stifled a yawn as Rheena came rushing towards me, tying her long brown hair in a bun, similar to mine.
      • However, he still suffers co-ordination problems with his left hand making it difficult for him to tie shoelaces and fasten buttons, and is a bit slower when giving answers to questions.
      • Chastity bent down to tie her shoelace, and after succeeding in making it into a perfect bow, she looked up and examined the locker room.
      • Make certain you wear shoes suitable for climbing and working on a ladder, and that the shoe laces are tied.
      • I unlocked the dorm door and stepped outside, tying my unruly red hair up.
      • At their Dallas home, a friend has tied 100 yellow ribbons around front-yard trees.
      • Many knots and strings tied the clothes together and kept them in place.
      • That's when she realized she was tied to the chair.
      • She had long hair, which was tied back in a ponytail and she had facial piercings or facial jewellery.
      • Outside the gale howled, the rain lashed and the wind chimes clattered in spite of being tied up with string.
      • The father was calm and had long black hair that was tied back.
      • As well as these basic manners, youngsters are not being shown skills like how to sit still, to tie shoelaces and fasten buttons.
      • I quickly bent down to tie the bothersome laces and walked back to my desk, leaving Greg to put away the rest of the equipment.
      • Cassie had luxurious brownish-black hair, which was tied back into a bouncy ponytail.
      • The belay line they were attached to was not tied down to the deck either.
      • She was tied to a chair while they made off, on foot, with the cash.
      • The tone of his voice suggested that he was talking to a feeble-minded minion who couldn't be trusted to tie his or her own shoe laces.
      • I finished tying the ribbons into a bow under her chin.
      • His girlfriend has dark shoulder length hair which was tied back and wore a shiny blue overcoat.
      • He had blue eyes and blond hair that was tied back.
      • She quickly braided her hair and tied a white ribbon at the end, grabbing a matching straw bonnet before heading downstairs to join her husband for breakfast.

  • 2

    • 2.1(link)

      to tie sth to/with sth relacionar / ligar algo con algo
      • I think it is unfortunate that fiscal stimulus now is tied up with fiscal reform in this huge $1.6 trillion package.
      • It seems to be tied up with a rather Victorian work ethic where poor people are demonised for idleness and deserve their fate.
      • These artists are a fraction of total musicians - a small fraction - and to damn the other artists for being tied up with the same organisation is callous.
      • Prosecutors say he is tied to the crime by witnesses, blood spatters, ballistics and DNA analysis.
      • John's father, Joe Kennedy was a bootlegger during the prohibition and was also tied up with Mafia.
      • Opera has been closely tied up with social and political issues.
      • Right now we have a cost-of-living increase, that is tied more to wages than actual inflation.
      • But fertility, of course, has always been tied up with deep emotional and moral issues.
      • That is tied up with the elements of the offence, of course, in the first place.
      • Music has always been important in Brazilian culture - it has been a vehicle for rebellion, but has also been closely tied up with regional and national identity.
      • It's just a damn shame that the award will inevitably be somewhat tied up with the question of how much of the win was race-related.
      • Much of the company's success has been tied up with its campaigning approach to the pursuit of social and environmental issues.
      • Everything was tied up with the dreams she kept having.
      • That red tape is a result of an endless stream of initiatives from the government, which are usually tied up with the private sector.
      • This group in Washington is tied to known terrorist organizations.
      • They do, however, have their own politics which are tied up with ruling classes, nationalism, etc.
      • His switch to study theology with work in the Anglican Church may well have been tied up with the beginning of the First World War.
      • This can result in the child having conflicting feelings of wanting the love which is tied up with the abuse, making them feel like they wanted the abuse.
      • Happiness, in this scheme of things, is always tied up with what happens, especially what happens by luck or chance.
      • This is a rather different issue, and is tied up with the Board's wish not to commit itself to an increase in its total spend until it completed its comprehensive review.

    • 2.2(restrict)

      (person) atar
      she doesn't want to be tied no quiere atarse
      • she's tied by her job el trabajo la tiene atada
      • to tie sb to sth/-ing
      • the contract ties us to a strict timetable el contrato nos obliga a cumplir un horario estricto
      • I'm tied to the house by the children los niños me tienen atada a la casa
      • But once he is tied to a project, he is fully committed.
      • The structure of the novel is also a help in this case - whilst we used the four-character idea we weren't tied to it.
      • He explained that because he is not tied to school contracts, he is able to arrange short breaks for small groups, which are not restricted to time.
      • We're so tied to the Middle East because of the oil industry, so what happens there directly impacts us here in Calgary.
      • And of course, until it's all fixed I can't get my email in Detroit unless I'm tied to dial-up access.
      • You weren't tied to a house, you weren't tied to anything.
      • The previous relationship produced four children, and while she was tied to the stove she thought her singing career was over.
      • For another, it works on any website, anywhere, so you're not tied to a limited range of products.
      • It is, of course, difficult to quantify the value of the time saved by travelling by car and we are not tied to a particular time schedule as with public transport.
      • Before that we didn't really go out and I suppose you could say we were tied to the kitchen sink a bit!
      • Her life is now irrevocably altered, she is tied to him for the rest of her life.
      • We are tied to them by love and loyalty; and that is what makes it right to remember them.
      • West Bromwich has a two year deal at 3.75%, but you are tied to the society for four years.
      • I am not tied to any party anymore but more finding out if that balance works.
      • These days with a husband and young child, she's more tied to her New York home.
      • If we are tied to a specific date, though, we have no choice in the matter.
      • Plus it's much more flexible by way of I'm not tied to a particular area for an undue amount of time.
      • We are still tied to the land and implicitly drawn into the action.
      • He was tied to the things he hated, or claimed to hate, like Prometheus lashed to his rock.
      • Yes, this does help make our operation more efficient because we are not tied to very specific collection times.

    • 2.3(make conditional)

      to tie sth to sth condicionar algo a algo

  • 3

    Games Sport
    (game) empatar
    (team) empatar con
    • When the teams tied for the pennant at the end of the regular season, they played a three-game playoff.
    • Sean Collins, who tied for the team lead with 22 goals, is back for his junior season.
    • Last season he scored 13 goals, which tied for the lowest total of his career.
    • Their competitors tied for second place with 66 points.
    • But they should be even stronger in 2000, as 19 starters return from a team that tied for the Mountain West title.
    • Fisher, who tied for the team lead last year with four interceptions, broke his right arm in the first half.
    • He scored 115 points this year, tied for sixth most in team history.
    • Triple Olympic champion Ludger Beerbaum of Germany finished tied for 16th.
    • Nonetheless, he tied for the team lead with four interceptions.
    • With the scores tied at 7-7 after normal time, Druids went on to win 11-9.
    • Only three point scorers return from last year's team that tied for ninth place.
    • As a rookie last season, he tied for the league lead in offensive boards.
    • A total of 17 tables were filled on the night and three teams tied for first place.
    • The teams not only tied but scored their points in exactly the same way as each other, sharing six tries evenly.
    • An easy conversion tied up the scores and so it remained until half time.
    • Porter also tied for the team lead in interceptions.
    • He also led the Bears in sacks with eight and tied for the team lead in interceptions with two.
    • Bows of all types from embroidered bows on necklines to traditional tied bows on corset style bodices will feature often, especially in knits.
    • With the score tied, the opposing team sunk two foul shots sealing a win by a score of 49-47.
    • Brazilian gymnasts earned or tied for the top score on three of the four women's events.
    • He led the league in scoring with 94 points and tied for the league lead in assists with 56.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    the dress ties at the back el vestido se ata atrás
  • 2

    (teams/contestants) empatar