Synonyms of leash in English:

leash


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noun

1‘you should always keep your dog on a leash’

SYNONYMS
lead, rein, tether, rope, cord, chain, line, strap
restraint
archaic lyam

2‘the adolescent Wolfgang found himself off the parental leash’

SYNONYMS
control, restraint, check, curb, rein, hold, discipline

verb

1‘she called the dog to heel so that she could leash him’

SYNONYMS
put a leash on, put a lead on, fasten, hitch up, tether, tie up, secure, bind, fetter
confine, restrain
ANTONYMS

unleash, release

2‘the ire in her face was barely leashed’

SYNONYMS
curb, control, keep under control, check, restrain, hold back, suppress
ANTONYMS

unleash, release


Phrases

    straining at the leash

    ‘each year some 300 youngsters are straining at the leash to get into professional golf’


    SYNONYMS
    eager, impatient, anxious, enthusiastic
    informal itching, dying, gagging