Antonyms
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1. tether

verb. ['ˈtɛðɝ'] tie with a tether.

Antonyms

  • follow

Etymology

  • tjóðr (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Tether

  • merriweather
  • get-together
  • altogether
  • birdfeather
  • together
  • whether
  • grether
  • weather
  • sether
  • raether
  • nether
  • leather
  • heather
  • feather

How do you pronounce tether?

Pronounce tether as ˈtɛðər.

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Sentences with tether


1. Noun, singular or mass
A tether attached to the plug will keep it from getting lost.

2. Verb, base form
A great way to prevent this is to tether your pup to your waist with a long leash.

Quotes about tether


1. We're all strangers connected by what we reveal, what we share, what we take away--our stories. I guess that's what I love about books--they are thin strands of humanity that tether us to one another for a small bit of time, that make us feel less alone or even more comfortable with our aloneness, if need be.
- Libba Bray

2. tether

noun. ['ˈtɛðɝ'] restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal.

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • leash
  • lead

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • untie
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • tjóðr (Old Norse)
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