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leash

leash

 
pronunciation:
lish
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a length of leather, chain, or rope attached to the collar of an animal to keep it under control.
Dogs are allowed in the park but must be kept on a leash.
 
similar words:
chain, collar, harness, line, rein, rope, strap, tether, thong
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: leashed, leashes, leashing
definition: to control, hold back, or tie with a leash.
She leashed the dog on her walk through the park.
synonyms:
bridle, check, control, curb, hold, rein in, restrain
similar words:
govern, harness, master, tether
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