tether: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (te'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement.
  2. the utmost length to which one can go in action; the utmost extent or limit of ability or resources.
  3. at the end of one's resources, patience, or strength.
  1. to fasten or confine with or as if with a tether.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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