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Another word for harness

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Noun
      1. The system of ropes, chains, and tackle used to support and control the masts, sails, and yards of a sailing vessel.
      2. The supporting material for construction work.
      1. plural form of accoutrement; this plural form more common than singular.
      1. A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
      2. A curb or check:
      3. A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
      1. An appliance or device for a particular purpose:
      2. An integrated group of materials or devices used for a particular purpose:
      3. The totality of means by which a designated function is performed or a specific task executed, as in a system of government.
      1. A contoured crossbar having two U-shaped attachments that fit around the necks of a team of oxen or other draft animals, with a central ring for hitching the team to a cart, plow, or other load.
      2. A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
      3. A bar used with a double harness to connect the collar of each horse to the pole of a wagon or coach.
      1. A toothed machine part, such as a wheel or cylinder, that meshes with another toothed part to transmit motion or to change speed or direction.
      2. A complete assembly that performs a specific function in a larger machine.
      3. A transmission configuration for a specific ratio of engine to axle torque in a motor vehicle.
      1. The equipment used in a particular activity, especially in fishing; gear.
      2. A system of ropes and blocks for raising and lowering weights of rigging and pulleys for applying tension.
      3. A rope and its pulley.
Verb
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. Alternative spelling of rein in.
      2. To stop or slow a horse by pulling the reins
      3. (idiomatic) To stop or slow something, by exercising control.
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. To bind with or as if with chains.
      1. To provide (what is needed or desired):
      2. To provide furniture for:
      3. To provide something necessary or desired to; equip:
      1. (idiomatic) to provide with equipment or gear
      2. (idiomatic) To dress; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner.
      3. (idiomatic) to expel the holder of an office or other position by means of rigging the election.
      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. A toothed machine part, such as a wheel or cylinder, that meshes with another toothed part to transmit motion or to change speed or direction.
      2. A complete assembly that performs a specific function in a larger machine.
      3. A transmission configuration for a specific ratio of engine to axle torque in a motor vehicle.
      1. The equipment used in a particular activity, especially in fishing; gear.
      2. A system of ropes and blocks for raising and lowering weights of rigging and pulleys for applying tension.
      3. A rope and its pulley.
      1. to outfit; equip, esp. for military service
      1. To cause to feel comfortable at home; make domestic.
      2. To adopt or make fit for domestic use or life.
      3. To train or adapt (an animal or plant) to live in a human environment and be of use to humans.
      1. A long narrow strip of pliant material such as leather.
      2. Such a strip equipped with a buckle or similar fastener for binding or securing objects.
      3. A thin flat metal or plastic band used for fastening or clamping objects together or into position.
      1. Brought from wildness into a domesticated or tractable state.
      2. Naturally unafraid; not timid:
      3. Submissive; docile; fawning:
      1. A girth for a pack or saddle.
      2. An encircling cord, band, or belt.
      3. Something easy to accomplish.
      1. To make and administer the public policy and affairs of (a state, for example); exercise sovereign authority over.
      2. To control the speed or magnitude of; regulate:
      3. To control the actions or behavior of:
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To fasten up.
      2. To pull or raise with a jerk.
      3. To attach (a horse, etc.) to a vehicle.
      1. A chain, rope, or strap attached to the collar or harness of an animal, especially a dog, and used to lead it or hold it in check.
      2. A strap or cord attached to a harness worn by a small child, used to prevent the child from wandering off.
      3. A strap, cord, or other line used to keep an object close to its user or in a designated location.
      1. A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
      2. A curb or check:
      3. A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
      1. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
      2. A set of clothing, often with accessories:
      3. An association of persons, especially a military unit or a business organization.
      1. To supply with necessities such as tools or provisions.
      2. To furnish (someone) with the qualities necessary for performance; prepare:
      1. A contoured crossbar having two U-shaped attachments that fit around the necks of a team of oxen or other draft animals, with a central ring for hitching the team to a cart, plow, or other load.
      2. A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
      3. A bar used with a double harness to connect the collar of each horse to the pole of a wagon or coach.
      1. A leather seat for a rider, secured on an animal's back by a girth.
      2. Similar tack used for attaching a pack to an animal.
      3. The padded part of a driving harness fitting over a horse's back.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair of rings connected to a chain, that is attached to the ankles or feet to restrict movement.
      2. Something that serves to restrict; a restraint:
      3. To put fetters on; shackle.