What does fetter mean?

Definitions for fetter
ˈfɛt ərfet·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fetter, hobble(verb)

    a shackle for the ankles or feet

  2. fetter, shackle(verb)

    restrain with fetters

Wiktionary

  1. fetter(Noun)

    A chain or similar object used to bind a person or animal by its legs (usually in plural).

  2. fetter(Noun)

    Anything that restricts or restrains in any way.

  3. fetter(Verb)

    To shackle or bind up with fetters

  4. fetter(Verb)

    To restrain or impede; to hamper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fetter(noun)

    a chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle

  2. Fetter(noun)

    anything that confines or restrains; a restraint

  3. Fetter

    to put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind

  4. Fetter

    to restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations

  5. Origin: [imp. & p. p. Fettered (); p. pr. & vb. n. Fettering.]

Freebase

  1. Fetter

    In Buddhism, a mental fetter, chain or bond shackles a sentient being to saṃsāra, the cycle of lives with dukkha. By cutting through all fetters, one attains nibbāna.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fetter

    fet′ėr, n. a chain or shackle for the feet: anything that restrains—used chiefly in pl.v.t. to put fetters on: to restrain.—adjs. Fett′ered, bound by fetters: (zool.) of feet bent backward and apparently unfit for walking; Fett′erless, without fetters, unrestrained.—n. Fett′erlock (her.) a shackle or lock. [A.S. feterfét, feet, pl. of fót, foot.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fetter

    To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet with a chain; to bind; to enchain. Deserters are sometimes fettered while undergoing punishment for the crime of desertion.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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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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