tier

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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

tie +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tier ‎(plural tiers)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French, Old French tire ‎(rank, sequence, order, kind), probably from tirer ‎(to draw, draw out).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tier ‎(plural tiers)

  1. A layer or rank, especially of seats or a wedding cake.
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

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.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch tijger.

NounEdit

tier ‎(plural tiere)

  1. tiger

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From ti ‎(ten) +‎ -er

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tiːər/, [ˈtˢiːˀɐ]

NounEdit

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)
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit
Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
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es toer treer firer femmer sekser syver
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

Etymology 2Edit

See tie ‎(be silent).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tier

  1. present tense of tie

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tier

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

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

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

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

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Tier.

NounEdit

tier m (plural tiers)

  1. (Sursilvan) animal

SynonymsEdit

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