Translation of tie down in Spanish:

tie down

atar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (prisoner/load) atar
    (prisoner/load) amarrar River Plate Latin America
  • 2

    • 2.1(restrict, limit)

      a family ties you down tener familia te ata
      • she doesn't want to be tied down to a routine no quiere estar atada / ceñida a una rutina

    • 2.2(oblige, commit)

      the minister refused to be tied down el ministro no quiso comprometerse
      • I intend to tie him down to that clause pienso obligarlo a cumplir esa cláusula
      • you have to tie them down to a definite date tienes que hacer que se comprometan a una fecha concreta