tether

[t_ˈɛ_ð_ə], [tˈɛðə], [tˈɛðə]

Definitions of tether:

  1.   A rope or chain for tying: a beast, while feeding, within certain limits. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A rope or chain by which a beast is confined to certain limits while feeding; anything by which one is restrained. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   A rope or chain by which a beast is confined for feeding within certain limits. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   To confine by a rope; to restrain within certain limits. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   To confine with a tether; restrain. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   A rope to fasten an animal. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   To confine, as a beast, with a tether. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   To confine, as an animal, by the length of a rope. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   To confine with a tether: to restrain within certain limits. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10.   A rope or chain for tying a beast in the field. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for tether:

  1. And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in '92, and I was the backup on that flight. – Umberto Guidoni
  2. And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite. – Umberto Guidoni

Usage examples for tether:

  1. You're getting near the end of your tether – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  2. He was handed the letter, which contained the following words: I am at the end of my tether – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  3. “ Mr. Maule hated cabs in the morning,- preferring never to move beyond the tether of his short daily constitutional walk. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  4. Come, let us speed away, Lay our snares, and spread our tether – The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas by Henry Kirke White
  5. You needn't be afraid of putting us to any embarrassment so long as your expenses don't exceed their present rate; and you can buy all you want in Paris without stretching your tether a particle. ” – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  6. Another method largely resorted to is to tether a myna, or other small bird, to a peg driven into the ground, and to stretch before this a net, about three feet broad and six long, kept upright by means of two sticks inserted in the ground. ” –  by
  7. But ends thy tether – Poems by Victor Hugo
  8. Let us tether our horses in the thicket and enter into this little ship." ” – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  9. He could not help feeling that the length of his tether had now probably been reached. ” – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  10. He made the other end of the short tether fast about his own body, said " Ready?" ” – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory

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