What are some alternative words for leash?

Synonyms for leashliʃ

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term leash.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leash, tether, lead(noun)

    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

    hint, tercet, lead-in, wind, tierce, atomic number 82, trine, ternion, confidential information, lead, leading, terzetto, triad, tether, lead story, steer, lede, jumper lead, trail, triplet, leash, ternary, trio, three, troika, collar, jumper cable, threesome, booster cable, deuce-ace, principal, star, pencil lead, trinity, trey, tip, track, spark advance

  2. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

    lead, third, tether, trio, collar, one-third, ternary, deuce-ace, tierce, trinity, triplet, terce, triple, threesome, triad, trine, troika, ternion, tercet, trey, leash, terzetto, three, common chord

  3. collar, leash(verb)

    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"

    lead, dog collar, shoe collar, trey, trio, collar, troika, ternary, terzetto, ternion, tierce, trinity, triplet, catch, neckband, threesome, pinch, trine, choker, tether, deuce-ace, leash, three, apprehension, triad, taking into custody, arrest, tercet

  4. rope, leash(verb)

    fasten with a rope

    "rope the bag securely"

    leash, lasso, rope


  1. leash(noun)


  2. leash(noun)

    To fasten or secure with a leash.


  3. leash(verb)

    to curb, restrain


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leash(n.)

    thong or string (for holding a dog or a hawk)

  2. leash(n.)

    three (greyhounds, &c.)

  3. leash(v. a.)

    tie, tie together

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. leash

    An elongated fascicular group of nerves, blood vessels, fibers, or similar structures, ~bundle

Translations for leash

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for leash »


Find a translation for the leash synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of leash

     Images & Illustrations of leash Images & Illustrations of leash Images & Illustrations of leash

Discuss these leash synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"leash." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 21 Mar. 2018. <https://www.synonyms.net/synonym/leash>.

Are we missing a good synonym for leash?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for leash:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.