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1. fetter

noun. ['ˈfɛtɝ'] a shackle for the ankles or feet.

Synonyms

  • hamper
  • bond
  • trammel
  • hobble

Antonyms

  • enable
  • increase
  • unbridle
  • encourage

Etymology

  • feter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fetter

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  • tschetter
  • shetter
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  • schetter
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  • petre
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  • netter
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  • letter
  • ketter
  • jetter
  • getter
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  • detter
  • debtor
  • bettor
  • better

2. fetter

verb. ['ˈfɛtɝ'] restrain with fetters.

Synonyms

  • cuff
  • manacle
  • confine
  • restrain
  • handcuff
  • hold

Antonyms

  • deny
  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • feter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word fetter


1. Verb, base form
Further legislation specific to the telecommunications industry could also fetter the way you deal with your property once its has telecommunications equipment on it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The genus name Vinca comes from the Latin verb meaning "wrap," "bind" or "fetter," referring to the flexible stems.

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