Tied in a sentence

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Definition of Tied

  • closed with a lace
  • fastened with strings or cords

How to use tied in a sentence. Tied pronunciation.

With the help of a stool she took the same way, let herself slip down from the sill into the street, and hastened on without aim or goal-inspired only by the wish to escape durance in the dark room, and to burst every bond that tied her to her hated mate-up the church-hill and along the road which lead over the mountain to the sea.
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There is no common thread, no common action which would have tied together all the parts of the novel; all of it is in some way just separate rhapsodies. . . .
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Next morning, when almost at the school-house, I found a handkerchief in the road, in the corner of which was securely tied a silver quarter and a silver dime.
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The Empress had wept the whole day; and in order to conceal as far as possible her pallor, and the redness of her eyes, wore a large white hat tied under her chin, the brim of which concealed her face entirely.
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It's horrible to be tied up as we are; we're not children.
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He was chained, and the label tied on to him.
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The Postmaster-General_. SIR,-In reply to your enquiry as to the nature of the parcel, I beg to inform you that it was oblong in shape and done up in brown paper and tied securely with string.
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The general freight agent was bluffed into believing that unless the two cars were instantly set where they were wanted his whole railroad would be tied up.
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An effort was made, therefore, to obtain the use of a lighter which was not at that time in use, but the Commissary Department refused to yield the boat, and it remained until 11 o'clock the next morning tied up to the wharf with half a load of commissaries on board before it became available, and then was seized by the Quartermaster's Department.
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The lighter was warped to the pier at 11 o'clock, and the general tied his steam launch alongside to see that it was not disturbed until the debarkation was completed.
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A thousand strange and singular thoughts rushed into his mind, but his first purpose was ever uppermost; and at length, unfolding his girdle of skin, he tied the tough cincture round the chest, and, exerting all his powers, dragged his mysterious waif into the nearest wood.
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The shore end of the rope, with which it had been secured to the dock when they anchored it out in the lake, was still securely tied to the string piece at the outer side of the dock.
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There were several boats tied up there.
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Harriet had already climbed down, and, with a long string, at the end of which had been tied the piece of broken poker from the old stove, was taking sounding to get the depth of water.
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The anchor went over with a splash, after which the rope was tied to a heavy hard wood cleat that the carpenter had secured to the forward lower deck.
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The boys tied up the boat and two of them got out and went up the slope toward the farmhouse.
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The four got into the small boat and rowed across the water to the same landing where less than half an hour before the boys' boat had been tied up.
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Having failed to attract any attention from the "Red Rover" the Tramp Boys returned to camp, tied up the motor boat and sat down to watch and wait.
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George, with an apron tied about his neck, was deep in preparations for dinner.
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A lantern had been tied to the top of the stick.
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Examples of Tied

Example #1
Phoebicius gave her a long start, for after having arranged her prison he remained some time in the little room behind the kitchen, not in order to give her time, collect his thoughts or to reflect on his future action, but simply because he felt utterly exhausted.
Example #2
During his last speech her resolution had been quickly matured, and hardly had he turned his back and crossed the threshold, than she hurried up to her bed, wrapped the trembling greyhound in the coverlet, took it in her arms like a child, and ran into the sitting-room with her light burden; the shutters were still open of the window through which Hermas had fled into the open.
Example #3
This novel is didactic, a real learned treatise written in dialectic form, and each character as he appears serves as an expression and representative of a certain opinion and direction. . . .
Example #4
The radical critic Antonovich condemned the book in the following terms:- "From an artistic standpoint the novel is entirely unsatisfactory, not to say anything more out of respect for the talent of Turgenev, for his former merits, and for his numerous admirers.
Example #5
Instantly my thoughts flew to the next Sabbath, and to the prayer I had offered.
Example #6
The anxiety was all gone; for I felt that God would answer.