tie in
verb Date: 1793 transitive verb to bring into connection with something relevant: as a. to make the final connection of <
tied in the new branch pipeline
>
b. to coordinate in such a manner as to produce balance and unity <
the illustrations were tied in with the text
>
c. to use as a tie-in especially in advertising intransitive verb to become tied in

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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