Definition of tie-down in English:



  • A device to which something may be attached or secured with rope, cord, or similar.

    • ‘It also has a tailgate with independently opening rear window, luggage tie-downs, removable luggage cover, and also a cargo net.’
    • ‘A rubber mat and four tie-downs make the loadspace adaptable for many uses.’
    • ‘Freight tie-downs were recessed into the floor and spaced three meters apart in a grid pattern.’
    • ‘The scats are not removable, an idea that would make for even more storage space, but the seat latches can double as tie-downs when the seats are flipped forward.’
    • ‘A slight S-curve flows through body sides punctuated by large, bluff wheel arches, and bed tie-downs are integrated into the upper pickup box surface just below the edge of the bed liner.’
    restrict, restrain, limit, constrain, confine, cramp
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