Thesaurus

tethered

verb
past tense of tether

Synonyms & Antonyms of tethered

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.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for tethered

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for tethered

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tethered

Cite this Entry

“Tethered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tethered. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on tethered

Nglish: Translation of tethered for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of tethered for Arabic Speakers

Comments on tethered

What made you want to look up tethered? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!