1. [ noun ] restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Synonyms: lead tether
Related terms: restraint tether
2. [ noun ] a figurative restraint
Synonyms: collar

"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"

Related terms: restraint
3. [ verb ] fasten with a rope
Synonyms: rope

"rope the bag securely"

Related terms: tie lasso rope_in
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
Synonyms: three 3 trio triad trinity threesome trey trine ternion ternary tercet triplet terzetto troika tierce deuce-ace III
Related terms: digit
Similar spelling:   Lesh