how to pronounce tied


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tied is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tied in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this money's the value tied to the value …”

meanings of tied


  1. Having walls that are connected in a few places by a single stone overlapping from one wall to another.
  2. Provided for use by an employer for as long as one is employed, often with restrictions on the conditions of use.
  3. Conditional on other agreements being upheld.
  4. That resulted in a tie.
  5. Closely connected or associated.
  6. Restricted.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of tie.

tied frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word tied occurs in english on average 29.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tied can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tied can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to tied


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