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Another word for leash

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Verb
  1. To restrict the activity or free movement of

      1. To tie an animal's or someone's feet together; originally all four legs of a quadruped.
      2. (figuratively) To render helpless.
      1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
      2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
      3. A vertically set fishing net of three layers, consisting of a finely meshed net between two nets of coarse mesh.
      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. A device, usually one of a pair connected to a chain, that encircles the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive.
      2. A hobble for an animal.
      3. Any of several devices, such as a clevis, used to fasten or couple.
      1. A device for confining the hands, usually consisting of a set of two metal rings that are fastened about the wrists and joined by a metal chain.
      2. Something that confines or restrains:
      3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
      1. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
      2. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
      3. To cause to limp.
      1. A restraining device consisting of a pair of strong, connected hoops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists and used on one or both arms of a prisoner in custody.
      2. To put handcuffs on (a person).
      3. To restrain or render ineffective.
      1. Any of the tendons at the rear hollow of the human knee.
      2. The hamstring muscle.
      3. The large tendon in the back of the hock of a quadruped.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      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.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
    See also:

    help

    free

Noun
  1. An instrument or means of restraining

      1. A bit for a horse, consisting of two bars joined at the center, as by a joint.
      2. To put on or control with a snaffle.
      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      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 device for slowing or stopping motion, as of a vehicle, especially by contact friction.
      2. Something that slows or stops action.
      3. To reduce the speed of with or as if with a brake.
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
    See also:

    restraint

Another word for leash

Noun
      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. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. A slender length of flexible material usually made of twisted strands or fibers and used to bind, tie, connect, or support.
      2. An insulated flexible electric wire fitted with a plug or plugs.
      3. A hangman's rope.
    See also:

    rope

Idioms:

    hold in leash