I Can Be Broken Yet I Hold On

I am a word with two meanings. With one I can be broken, with the second I hold on. What am I?

Tie. A tie score can be broken, but when you tie a knot (as in a necktie) it holds together.

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3 Comments on "I Can Be Broken Yet I Hold On"

Name says
January 31, 2016 @ 02:50

With a slight reformulation, this could also work for “cleave”.

Josh says
June 12, 2016 @ 12:51

Could this also work for hope?

Hall says
August 23, 2022 @ 18:41


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