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Noun: leash  leesh
  1. Restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    - tether, lead
     
  2. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    - three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
     
  3. A figurative restraint
    "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash";
    - collar
Verb: leash  leesh
  1. Fasten with a rope
    "leash the bag securely";
    - rope

Derived forms: leashed, leashing, leashes

Type of: bind, constraint, digit, figure, restraint, tie

Encyclopedia: Leash