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tether

teth·er

tether

pronunciation:
te thr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
at the end of one's tether
part of speech: noun
definition: a rope, chain, leash, or the like by which an animal, balloon, or other moving or movable object is fastened.
synonyms:
leash
similar words:
chain, halter, line, rein, rope, strap, string, thong
phrase: at the end of one's tether
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tethered, tethering, tethers
definition: to fasten or restrict with a tether.
synonyms:
leash, tie
similar words:
bind, check, fasten, hobble, restrain, stake