Adjective "Leash" Definition and Examples




    1. a chain, strap, etc., for controlling or leading a dog or other animal; lead.

    2. check; curb; restraint: to keep one's temper in leash; a tight leash on one's subordinates.

    3. Hunting. a brace and a half, as of foxes or hounds. verb (used with object)

    4. to secure, control, or restrain by or as if by a leash: to leash water power for industrial use.

    5. to bind together by or as if by a leash; connect; link; associate.


    "deficits can be leash."