HyperDic: leash

English > 4 senses of the word leash:
NOUNartifactleash, tether, leadrestraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
quantityleash, three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
actleash, collara figurative restraint
VERBcontactleash, ropefasten with a rope
leash > pronunciation
Soundsliy'sh
Rhymeshashish ... unleash: 6 rhymes with iysh...
English > leash: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningrestraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal.
Synonymstether, lead
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishatadura, correa, coyunda, traílla
Catalanamarra, correigs, corretja, eixanguer, lligam, ronsal, trava
Verbsleashfasten with a rope
English > leash: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
Synonymsthree, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish3, terceto, ternion, tres, trey, trío, troika
Catalan3, tercer, tercet, ternion, tres, trey, trio, troica
English > leash: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA figurative restraint.
Examples
  • "kept a tight leash on his emotions"
  • "he's always gotten a long leash"
Synonymcollar
BroaderrestraintThe act of controlling by restraining someone or something
Spanishcorrea al cuello
English > leash: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFasten with a rope.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymrope
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Nounsleashrestraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

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