- The definition of a tie-in is a connection, particularly between different items.
- An example of a tie-in is a sitcom that makes reference to the top movie of the year.
- An example of a tie-in is to offer one article if you purchase another article.
tie-in definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
designating or of a sale in which two or more articles, one of which is usually scarce or in demand, are offered in combination, often at a reduced price, and cannot be bought separately
- a tie-in sale or advertisement
- an article sold in this way
- a connection or relationship
tie-in definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
One thing that is related to or connected with another.
tie-in - Phrases/Idioms
Connect closely with, coordinate, as in They are trying to tie in the movie promotion with the book it is based on, or His story does not tie in with the facts. [First half of 1900s]