v. 1. tie up to restrict motion. Siyay naggápus sa bábuy nga ibaligyà, He tied up the pig to be sold. Gapúsag maáyu ang íyang kamut, Bind his hands securely; 2. tie up with preoccupation. Nagápus siya sa trabáhu, He is tied up with his job; 2a. enslave with sufferings, difficulties, and the like. Nagápus sila sa kawad-un, They are enslaved by poverty; 2b. — ang kwarta v. tie up capital. Magápus ang ímung kwarta ug ipalit nímug yútà, Your money will be tied up if you buy land with it. (→) n. something used to tie with.