What does TIER mean?

Definitions for TIERˈtaɪ ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word TIER.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grade, level, tier(noun)

    a relative position or degree of value in a graded group

    "lumber of the highest grade"

  2. tier(noun)

    any one of two or more competitors who tie one another

  3. tier, tier up(noun)

    a worker who ties something

  4. tier(noun)

    something that is used for tying

    "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"

  5. tier(noun)

    one of two or more layers one atop another

    "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"


  1. tier(Noun)

    One who ties (knots, etc).

  2. tier(Noun)

    Something that ties.

  3. tier(Noun)

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

  4. tier(Verb)

    To arrange in layers.

  5. tier(Verb)

    To cascade in an overlapping sequence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tier(noun)

    one who, or that which, ties

  2. Tier(noun)

    a chold's apron covering the upper part of the body, and tied with tape or cord; a pinafore

  3. Tier(verb)

    a row or rank, especially one of two or more rows placed one above, or higher than, another; as, a tier of seats in a theater

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tier

    tēr, n. a row or rank, especially when several rows are placed one above another. [Fr. tiretirer, to draw.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TIER in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TIER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Roskam:

    She's clearly a Tier 1 candidate.

  2. David Manne:

    Cambodia ranks at the very bottom tier, these refugees.

  3. Josh Holmes:

    You're not talking about a candidate who's entered the top tier yet.

  4. Andrew Woodward:

    It does open the door to second or third-tier brands to get a leg in.

  5. Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan:

    Thailand has done its most. Even if we stay on Tier 3 we have done our best.

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