V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: (n.) a rope that is tied, usually to both an animal and a post, so that the animal's movement is restricted to a small area; (v.) to tie a rope in that fashion
Synonyms: (n.) leash, restraint, rope, (v.) tie, fasten, bind, chain
Antonyms: (v.) unfasten, loose, free
Tips: It may be helpful to picture the children's game "tether ball," in which a ball is tethered to a post and spun around. Use tether as a more sophisticated way to denote that something is restrained by being tied to something else.
The dog is restricted by a tether, so it can't bite the mail carrier when he comes. (leash, rope, restraint) noun
In the days of the corded phone, many people felt like they were tethered to their receivers. (tied, chained) verb
After I exercise my horse, I'll tether her to the post and give her a brush down. (tie) verb
The puppy chewed through his tether and ran away. (leash, restraint) noun
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