tie up

(しばる) To bind a string AROUND something – to shackle a prisoner, to tie up a masochist, to put one’s hair in a pony tail.   TTTSITU
(そくばく) To be tied up (figuratively):by a controlling, jealous lover. Or by overtime work.   PPP
(むすぶ) To tie a knot in a string, shoelace, strap, etc.   TTT
括る(くくる) Literally, it means tie up, but in practice, it’s used only in the jukugo 締めくくる,  which means, “to conclude, to wind up.”   SITU