Translation of tie in Spanish:


corbata, n.

Pronunciation: /taɪ//tʌɪ/


  • 1

    • 1.1

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

    • 1.2(on clothing)

      lazo masculine
      before noun tie clasp / clip
      • With that he turned and walked back into his house, the ties on his robe trailing behind him.
      • 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.
      • After he was subdued, cabin crew used plastic ties to restrain his hands.
      • She wriggled around for a moment, trying to get free of the ties.
      • Orion whipped out a slender stick mechanism from the tie of his robe and summoned the paper with a mere flick of it.
      • Tie the top of the mesh sleeve with cable ties and then clip it to the nylon string using clothes pins.
      • 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.
      • Some of the most damaging ties are fastened around trees for secondary purposes, for washing lines, swings or bird box fixings.
      • The ties on the robe he was wearing were defeating him.
      • Use rubber bands or inexpensive cable ties to temporarily tie up appliance cords and window blinds.
      • Either pieces of pipe cleaner or paper-covered wire plant ties can be used to tie the stems to the stake.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • I barely noticed the way he had worked his hands to the tie around my robe.
      • It is basically a crossover sweater, but the ties are in the back where little hands won't be able to get at them.
      • I ripped away my covers and fought at the tie on my robe.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • These are made of blue or white plastic clothes pegs, cable ties, nails and wire.

  • 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
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Their lives were often founded on strong family ties and childhood friendships.
      • 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.
      • And of course, the U.S. and Japan have strong economic ties as well.
      • And that somehow sums up one of the big hidden strengths of India's diamond merchants: their strong family ties.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Readers of Animal Times will gain new insight into the complex nature and strong family ties of these fascinating animals.
      • Aborigines sustained a strong attachment to ties of family and kin, however, and continued to acknowledge a wide range of relationships.
      • Evidence of strong economic or professional ties with home helps, too.
      • Second, education provides a ‘bridge’ to social networks beyond the strong ties of family, friends, and neighbors.
      • Again, strong social ties link members in the U.S. and India.
      • Canada's finest rock 'n' roll act, The Sadies, have strong family ties.
      • Here in England as in other developed countries family ties are not strong enough.
      • Our economic ties are strong, as are our people-to-people links.
      • The 30 year old lead singer was born in Reading, Berkshire but has strong family ties with Mayo.
      • It remains a close one, however, due to the strong ties linking members in the U.S., England, and India.
      • There are many families in Bulgaria with strong family ties to Israel, and, of course, vice versa.

    • 2.2(obligation, constraint)

      atadura feminine
      the children are a tie los niños atan mucho
      • family ties obligaciones familiares
      • They stayed in touch as they went on with their lives, but there were no fixed ties, no permanent commitments.
      • 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.
      • Now, everything about higher education is about pulling students back into these ties and constraints.
      • Did Dr Ellis not feel that he should remain free of drug company ties?
      • From the dissolution of feudal ties emerge squabbling subjects nursing secret grievances, haughtily guarding caste privileges, or jealously policing petty distinctions.
      • That mantle fell instead upon the large middle-class house, in its own ample grounds but free from the ties of an estate.
      • 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.
      • Both are newcomers who claim to be free of special-interest ties.
      • 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 paper alleged 10 of the 32 committee members have financial ties to the pharmaceutical manufacturers involved.
      • 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.
      • As contemporary commercial manuals never tired of complaining, they were free from all guild ties and all state regulation.
      • First, they must be free from feudal ties, which would otherwise prevent them from entering any sort of market transaction.
      • The alleged problem has been that occasionally committee members have financial ties with companies producing the drugs or devices being examined.
      • 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.
      • She doesn't have any ties or commitment to New York state.

  • 3

    • 3.1(draw)

      empate masculine
      before noun tie game/match empate masculine
      • From the time the draws were made Sean Dempsey had targeted this game as the crucial tie of the championship.
      • He eventually was declared the third out on a force play completed by Johnny Evers to end the game in a tie.
      • Maybe a draw would be the best result with an away tie at Bristol in front of a good crowd.
      • 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.
      • Football is about playing in every situation, not just glamour football ties but bread-and-butter games.
      • In the event of a tie, five-minute blitz games were to be played to ascertain the winner.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • When six Premiership sides go head-to-head and the non-league teams are drawn in unspectacular ties, it doesn't help.
      • Both sides had a few chances, it was a well fought contest and a tie was the best result.
      • In the event of a tie, the game will be replayed on May 31 at Elland Road.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Since 1997, the only time the American League didn't win was when the game ended in a tie.
      • If by chance the first half ended in a tie, the score of the second half would determine the winner of the game.
      • 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.
      • Meanwhile, the Clippers have rallied to a tie, and the game is going to overtime.
      • In the Majors, his best result had been a tie for 30th at The Open in 2001.

    • 3.2British

      partido de copa masculine

  • 4

    • 4.1(fastener)

      cierre de alambre o plástico para bolsas etc

    • 4.2Building

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

    • 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

    (knot/bow) hacer
    to tie a knot in sth hacer un nudo en algo
  • 2

    (shoelaces/parcel) atar
    (parcel/shoelaces) 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
    • to be fit to be tied estar hecho una furia
    • with one arm / hand tied behind one's back (easily) con los ojos cerrados
  • 3

    to tie sth to / with sth relacionar / ligar algo con algo
  • 4

    (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
  • 5

    (make conditional)
    to tie sth to sth condicionar algo a algo
  • 6

    Games Sport
    (game) empatar
    (team) empatar con

intransitive verb

  • 1

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

    (teams/contestants) empatar