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tether

verb

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to attach (someone or something) to something else by or as if by means of a line or cord
  • I tethered the boat to the dock before coming ashore.

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The first known use of tether was in the 14th century

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“Tether.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tether. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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