BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

Android app on Google Play
NEW View all these signs in the Sign BSL Android App. Download for free.

tie

How to sign: neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
"he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie";

tie in BSL Watch how to sign tie in British Sign Language
tie
Embed this video

Similiar / Same: necktie

Categories: neckwear

Within this category: bolo tie, bow tie, four-in-hand, old school tie, string tie, Windsor tie

tie

How to sign: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
"They tied their victim to the chair";

tie in BSL Watch how to sign tie in British Sign Language
tie - SignStation More details
Embed this video

See also: tie down, tie up, tie down, tie up, truss, truss, bind, bind

Similiar / Same: bind

Categories: fasten, fix, secure

Within this category: gag, retie, tie up, loop, cord, lash together, truss, rope, strap, knot, lash, band, lace

tie

How to sign: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
"The teams drew a tie";

draw in BSL Watch how to sign draw in British Sign Language
draw - SignStation More details
Embed this video

Similiar / Same: draw

Categories: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate

tie

How to sign: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms";

connect in BSL Watch how to sign connect in British Sign Language
connect - QIA Dictionary of ICT
Embed this video

Similiar / Same: connect, link, link up

Within this category: join, ground, join, attach, daisy-chain, tie, interconnect, tee, put through, bond, hitch, hang together, bridge

Sign not right? Or know a different sign?

Upload your sign now.

Upload