tie off

phrasal verb
tied off; tying off or tieing off; ties off

Definition of tie off

1 : to fasten or hold (something) by tying a knot or bow at its end I finished knitting the last row and tied off the yarn.
2 : to close (something) with string, thread, etc. The surgeon tied off the vein.

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“Tie off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20off. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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\ ˈtī-ˈȯf How to pronounce tie off (audio) \
tied off; tying off or tieing off

Medical Definition of tie off

: to close by means of an encircling or enveloping ligature tie off a bleeding vessel

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