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Entry Word: tie
Function: noun
Text: 1 a situation in which neither participant in a contest, competition, or struggle comes out ahead of the other <the competition for first place in the dessert division ended in a tie between the chocolate pecan pie and the walnut fudge tart>
Synonyms dead heat, draw, stalemate, standoff
Related Words deadlock, impasse; photo finish; toss-up
2 a uniting or binding force or influence <their marriage will serve to form a very strong tie between our families> -- see BOND 2