"leash" in the noun sense
1. leash, tether, lead
restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
2. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
3. collar, leash
a figurative restraint
"asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"
"kept a tight leash on his emotions"
"he's always gotten a long leash"
"leash" in the verb sense
1. rope, leash
fasten with a rope
"rope the bag securely"
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