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Synonyms for fetter
ˈfɛt ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fetter, hobble(verb)

    a shackle for the ankles or feet

    Synonyms:
    limp, hitch, hobble

  2. fetter, shackle(verb)

    restrain with fetters

    Synonyms:
    shackle, pinion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fetter

    Bonds may be of cord, leather, or any other substance that can bind; chains are of linked metal. Manacles and handcuffs are for the hands, fetters are primarily chains or jointed iron fastenings for the feet; gyves may be for either. A shackle is a metallic ring, clasp, or bracelet-like fastening for encircling and restraining a limb: commonly one of a pair, used either for hands or feet. Bonds, fetters, and chains are used in a general way for almost any form of restraint. Gyves is now wholly poetic, and the other words are mostly restricted to the literary style; handcuffs is the specific and irons the general term in popular usage; as, the prisoner was put in irons. Bonds, chains, and shackles are frequently used in the metaphorical sense.

    Synonyms:
    bondage, bonds, chains, custody, durance, duress, gyves, handcuffs, imprisonment, irons, manacles, shackles

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fetter

    Synonyms:
    manacle, hinder, restrain, clog, impede, shackle

    Antonyms:
    free, liberate, expedite, accelerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fetter(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shackle (for the feet), chain, bond, clog, hamper

  2. fetter(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shackle (the feet), clog, trammel, hamper, put fetters on

  3. fetter(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    chain, bind, tie, confine, restrain

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Translations for fetter

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  • ограничавам, окови, букаи, оковавам, спъвамBulgarian
  • grilló, engrillonar, obstacle, impedirCatalan, Valencian
  • poutoCzech
  • FußschellenGerman
  • engrillar, obstáculo, pihuela, grillos, pihuelas, traba, aherrojar, manea, impedirSpanish
  • بستن, قید و بند, قید, غل و زنجیر, بندPersian
  • kahle, kahlita, rajoittaa, kahleetFinnish
  • entrave, entraverFrench
  • cuibhrighIrish
  • cuibhrich, cuibhreach, dì-leumScottish Gaelic
  • béklyó, lábbilincs, bilincs, láncHungarian
  • katenizarIdo
  • hlekkja, fjötraIcelandic
  • ferri, ceppi, ostacolare, ostacoli, incatenareItalian
  • teneoLatin
  • пра́нга, о́ков, оковуваMacedonian
  • ထူးBurmese
  • boeienDutch
  • pęta, okowy, pęto, kajdanyPolish
  • prender, grilhetas, peia, agrilhoar, grilhões, encadear, acorrentar, ferrosPortuguese
  • пу́ты, заковывать, сковывать, око́вы, кандалы́, связыватьRussian
  • राहुलSanskrit
  • fotboja, fjättraSwedish
  • prangaTurkish
  • atna, epasturer, aroke, efirdjî, epîtoe, epîterWalloon

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