tie the knot
phrasal to perform a marriage ceremony; also to get married

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tie the Knot — Blushing Groom, the grandsire of Tie the Knot …   Wikipedia

  • tie the knot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get married; also to perform a wedding ceremony. * /Diane and Bill tied the knot yesterday./ * /The minister tied the knot for Diane and Bill yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tie the knot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get married; also to perform a wedding ceremony. * /Diane and Bill tied the knot yesterday./ * /The minister tied the knot for Diane and Bill yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tie the knot — ► if two or more companies tie the knot, they join to become one company: »The two airline companies finally agreed to tie the knot after last minute haggling over ownership. Main Entry: ↑knot …   Financial and business terms

  • tie the knot — When people tie the knot, they get married …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • tie the knot — ► tie the knot informal get married. Main Entry: ↑knot …   English terms dictionary

  • tie the knot — phrasal : to perform a marriage ceremony; also : to get married * * * tie the knot (informal) To get married • • • Main Entry: ↑knot * * * tie the knot informal phrase to get married …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie the knot — 1. tv. to marry a mate. □ We tied the knot in a little chapel on the Arkansas border. □ They finally tied the knot. 2. tv. [for a cleric] to unite a couple in marriage. □ It was hard to find somebody to tie the knot at that hour …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tie the knot —    When people tie the knot, they get married.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    When two people tie the knot, they get married.     Guess what! Tom and Sarah are finally going to tie the knot! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • tie the knot — informal to get married. When are you two going to tie the knot? She s planning to tie the knot with her German boyfriend next June. (often + with) …   New idioms dictionary

  • tie the knot — Meaning Get married. Origin Bed frames used to be sprung with rope. To make a marriage bed you needed to tie the knot …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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