tier

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

tie +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tier (plural tiers)

  1. One who ties (knots, etc).
  2. Something that ties.

Etymology 2[edit]

Maybe from Middle French, from Old French tirer, "draw, pull out".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tier (plural tiers)

  1. A layer or rank, especially of seats or a wedding cake.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

tier (third-person singular simple present tiers, present participle tiering, simple past and past participle tiered)

  1. (transitive) To arrange in layers.
  2. (transitive) To cascade in an overlapping sequence.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

tier (plural tiere)

  1. tiger

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ti (ten) +‎ -er

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tiːər/, [ˈtˢiːˀɐ]

Noun[edit]

tier c (singular definite tieren, plural indefinite tiere)

  1. ten (the card between the nine and jack in a given suit)
  2. ten (a monetary denomination worth ten units)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See tie (be silent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tier

  1. present tense of tie

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tier

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tieren
  2. imperative of tieren

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tier m (definite singular tieren, indefinite plural tiere, definite plural tierne)

  1. a ten kroner coin, worth about £1 in Britain.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Tier.

Noun[edit]

tier m (plural tiers)

  1. (Sursilvan) animal

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) animal
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) biestg
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan) bestga
  • (Sursilvan) bestia
  • (Puter, Vallader) bes-cha