tie in


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tie in make a logical or causal connection "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind","colligate these facts","I cannot relate these events at all"
    • v tie in be in connection with something relevant "This ties in closely with his earlier remarks"
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  • Vance Havner
    “I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.”
  • Mark Twain
    “A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.”
  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery
    “One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “In plain truth, lying is an accursed vice. We are not men, nor have any other tie upon another, but by our word.”
  • Verda Ross
    Verda Ross
    “If a man can see both sides of a problem, you know that none of his money is tied up in it.”
  • Anne Sexton
    Anne Sexton
    “Oh, darling, let your body in, let it tie you in, in comfort”


In literature:

In doing so, she found a small packet, carefully tied and sealed.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
About once a week Dinsmore rides into town at night, ties his horse in the brush back of her house, and goes in to see her.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
We can tie up fifty beasts in five hours in this way.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
Then Dick, Tom and Sam were tied in a row to three trees which were handy.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
She imagined that Kate was awed and tongue-tied in her presence.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
I had tied on my life-preservers in such a way that I sat in the water in an upright position, holding my gun with both hands.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
The boys had a white ribbon tied in the buttonhole of their jackets.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
All the money she has is tied up in her farm and in the house in Martindale.
"At the Little Brown House" by Ruth Alberta Brown
He wore his hair brushed back and tied in a queue and slightly powdered.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Operations for tying the radial and ulnar arteries in several parts.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise

In poetry:

For heav'n in love dissolves the ties
That chain the spirit here,
And distant, and for ever flies
The blessing held most dear;
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
Around thee draw thine own home-ties,
And, with a chasten'd mind,
In meek well-doing seek that peace,
No wandering will find.
"The Pilgrim" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
In brains that burn from Afric suns,
Mad jealousy will rise,
Till thro' the heart the frenzy runs,
And bursts all tender ties.
"The Serpents" by William Hayley
All shall come back, each tie
Of pure affection shall be knit again;
Alone shall Evil die,
And Sorrow dwell a prisoner in thy reign.
"The Past" by William Cullen Bryant
Men die, but sorrow never dies;
The crowding years divide in vain,
And the wide world is knit with ties
Of common brotherhood in pain;
"The Cradle Tomb In Westminster Abbey" by Susan Coolidge
'Twas but a month that to a maiden
In happy wedlock he was tied.
His bride be deemed in worth the equal
To all beneath the heavens wide.
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli

In news:

With the presidential election now tied in many opinion polls, this is the time when Mitt Romney could really use the 1 percent.
The runners that tied for 3rd place in the women's 100 meter are Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh and now they have to decided on how to settle this tie.
Idaho ties in the NFL: Week 9.
Sink would beat Scott, Crist would tie in 2014 gov race.
Cable Slap Ties are sold in packages of 21 ties in assorted colors or 21 blue only.
The Democrats' strong showing ends a tie in the Legislature.
The Romney campaign now saying internals attributed to their pollster Neil Newhouse showing Mitt up in Ohio, tied in WI, PA "are incorrect".
On a recent "Back in Black" segment on "The Daily Show," he railed against the merchandise tie-ins surrounding Eat Pray Love.
You won't get engaged, you won't get invited to go clubbing, you won't be able to wear a bow tie in a swimming pool, it's just dreary.
Specialist engineering company, STATS Group, has completed an 18 month design, manufacturing and installation project to enable the tie-in of a fifth pipeline on Statoil's Troll A Platform.
Feds to ask potential jurors about racist ties in Spokane case.
Grand jury indicts man with alleged neo-Nazi ties in bomb-plot case.
The St Louis Rams battled to a 24-24 tie in San Francisco without cornerback Janoris Jenkins or receiver Chris Givens.
Sugar Bowl has new conference tie-in.
Jones said displaying toppings near the ice cream was key to driving sales, but she added it also was important to tie in toppings with ice cream in special advertisements.

In science:

Here the collection of curves must be “natural” in the sense that the monodromy group of the family ties it all together.
Modeling families of L-functions
Finally, to account for variations in their intrinsic brightnesses, we normalize the flux densities of these five Bolocam galaxies by tying together their SEDs at the observed Bolocam wavelength of 1.1 mm.
The Bolocam 1.1 mm Lockman Hole Galaxy Survey: SHARC II 350 micron Photometry and Implications for Spectral Models, Dust Temperatures, and Redshift Estimation
For definiteness, in the case of ties say that x is in the cell occurring first in the original ordering of the x’s.
Nonparametric Bayesian Classification
The coupling argument that ties the fluctuations of the graph distance H (P ) N in the PRG to the fluctuations of the graph distance in random graphs satisfying assumptions A1 and A2 is treated in Section 2.
Universality for the distance in finite variance random graphs: Extended version
Random Graph Partition Function For de finiteness, consider the set of planar random graphs G, built up with, e.g., “ ϕ3 ”-like trivalent vertices tied together in a random way (Fig. 7).
Conformal Random Geometry