hold in leash

hold in leash
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  • hold on leash — keep under control …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leash — [lēsh] n. [ME lese < OFr lesse, length of cord, leash < laissier, to let, permit < laxare, to lighten, relieve < laxus, loose: see LAX] 1. a cord, strap, etc. by which a dog or other animal is held in check 2. Hunting a set of three,… …   English World dictionary

  • leash — n. strap 1) to slip ( get free of ) a leash 2) on a leash (to walk a dog on a leash) control restraint 3) to hold in leash 4) to strain at the leash ( to attempt to cast off controls ) * * * [liːʃ] [ control ] [ restraint ] to hold in leash [… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hold — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abduction, abide, abort, absorb, absorb the attention, abstain, accent, accent mark, accommodate, account, account as, accumulate, acropolis, adhere, adhere to, adjudge, adjudicate, admit, advance, advantage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hold up — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, advertise, afford support, air, arrest, back, back up, backpedal, backwater, be consistent, be proof against, be the case, be true, be truthful, be unflappable, bear, bear out, bear up, bear up against, blazon …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hold back — Synonyms and related words: abstain, abstain from, arrest, avoid, avoid excess, backpedal, backwater, begrudge, bit, block, bottle up, brake, bridle, check, clip the wings, close the hand, confine, conserve, constrain, contain, control, cool,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hold fast — Synonyms and related words: adhere to, arrest, be unflappable, bear up, bite, bridle, check, clasp, cleave to, clench, clinch, cling, cling like ivy, clip, clutch, come up fighting, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, curb, curtail,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leash — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. leader, thong; trio. See restraint, numeration. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cord, chain, strap; see rope . • hold in leash, Syn. check, curb, control; see restrain 1 . • strain at the leash, Syn. be… …   English dictionary for students

  • hold down — Synonyms and related words: asphyxiate, bit, bottle up, bridle, censor, check, choke off, clamp down on, constrain, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, curb, damp down, deprive of freedom, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dominate, drown, enslave,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Leash — (l[=e]sh), n. [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See {Lax}.] 1. A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a person may hold or restrain an animal, such as a falconer holding his hawk, or a courser his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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