tie down

Definitions of tie down
  1. verb
    secure with or as if with ropes
    tie down the prisoners”
    synonyms: bind, tie up, truss
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    chain up
    tie up with chains
    faggot, faggot up, fagot
    bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot
    faggot, fagot
    fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
    tie together somebody's limbs
    type of:
    confine, hold, restrain
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
  2. verb
    restrain from independence by an obligation
    “He was tied down by his work”
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    type of:
    bind, hold, obligate, oblige
    bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
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