1. truss, tie, bind

usage: tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it

2. tie down, tie up, bind, truss, restrain, confine, hold

usage: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

3. truss, hold, support, sustain, hold up

usage: support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges"


1. trussed, tied, bound (vs. unbound)

usage: bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken"

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