Phrasal Verb 'Tie down'

We have 3 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Tie down'.

Tie down

Secure something to prevent it moving

Example: They TIED him DOWN to stop him escaping.

Tie down

Remove or restrict freedom

Example: Marriage TIES you DOWN.

Tie down

Stop people (often police or military) going where they are needed

Example: The army were TIED DOWN with the rebellion and couldn't help.