tether (plural tethers)
- a rope, cable etc. that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement
- (nautical, sailing) a strong rope or line that connects a sailor's safety harness to the boat's jackstay
- (by extension) the limit of one's abilities, resources etc.
- (dialect) The cardinal number three in an old counting system used in Teesdale and Swaledale. (Variant of tethera)
- hobble (strap)
- French: longe
- German: Strick, Haltegurt, Spannseil, Leine, Schnur, Schnürung, Halteseil
- Italian: cavezza, guinzaglio, briglia, redine
- Portuguese: amarra, peia
- Russian: при́вязь
- Spanish: soga
tether (tethers, present participle tethering; past and past participle tethered)
- to restrict something with a tether.
- (Internet) to connect a cellular smartphone to another personal computer in order to give it access to a hotspot.
- to connect something to something else. rfclarify en
- French: attacher
- German: anbinden, festmachen, beschränken, anleinen
- Italian: imbrigliare, incatenare, tenere al guinzaglio
- Russian: привяза́ть
- Spanish: amarrar, acordonar
- German: zusammenschalten