tied the knot

Tied the knot(Meaning and Use)

“Tied the knot” is an informal expression in English that means to get married. It is the past simple form so we use it for past actions.


We tied the knot in Vegas last year.

They tied the knot after dating for 7 years.

Is Tie the Knot an idiom?

Yes, to 2tie the knot” is an idiom. The English language has many expressions that have a different meaning from the individual words in the phrase. “Shoot for the stars” is another example of an idiom in English.

What is another word for tie the knot?

Other words or phrases that mean the same thing as “tie the knot”:

Get married

Get hitched

become man and wife

join in matrimony

become husband and wife