Synonyms of leash in English:

leash


See definition of leash

noun

1‘you should always keep your dog on a leash’

SYNONYMS

lead, rein, tether, rope, cord, chain, line, strap

restraint

archaic lyam

2‘the adolescent Wolfgang found himself off the parental leash’

SYNONYMS

control, restraint, check, curb, rein, hold, discipline


verb

1‘she called the dog to heel so that she could leash him’

SYNONYMS

put a leash on, put a lead on, fasten, hitch up, tether, tie up, secure, bind, fetter

confine, restrain

ANTONYMS

unleash, release

2‘the ire in her face was barely leashed’

SYNONYMS

curb, control, keep under control, check, restrain, hold back, suppress

ANTONYMS

unleash, release


Phrases

    straining at the leash

      ‘each year some 300 youngsters are straining at the leash to get into professional golf’

      SYNONYMS

      eager, impatient, anxious, enthusiastic

      informal

      itching, dying, gagging