Associations to the word «Tier»


TIER, noun. One who ties (knots, etc).
TIER, noun. Something that ties.
TIER, noun. A layer or rank, especially of seats or a wedding cake.
TIER, verb. (transitive) To arrange in layers.
TIER, verb. (transitive) To cascade in an overlapping sequence.

Dictionary definition

TIER, noun. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade".
TIER, noun. Any one of two or more competitors who tie one another.
TIER, noun. A worker who ties something.
TIER, noun. Something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers".
TIER, noun. One of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne