Tier means a row or layer.(noun)
The definition of a tier is someone who ties things.(noun)
An example of a tier is a mother who helps a child with the laces of their shoes.
See tier in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < OFr tire, order, rank, dress < Frank *teri (akin to OHG ziari, beauty, OE tir, glory) < IE *dēiro- < base *dei-, to gleam > deity
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See tier in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English tire, row, rank
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from tirer, to draw out; see tirade.
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