Synonyms for Fetter:
n.gag, tie up, truss, chain, yoke. infringe, limit, tie down, fence in, pen in, control, repress. •artifact (noun)
cripple, congest, baffle, hinder, drag, catch, complicate, mire, impede, entangle, obstruct, delay, bung, resist, brake, burden, snag, stay, impair, cramp, choke, hamper, bar, check, crimp, paralyze, restrain, curb, frustrate, counter, encumber, hamstring, snarl, clog, foul, dam, jam, thwart, deter, oppose, bottleneck, block, inhibit, handicap, restrict, detain, tangle, entrap, stop, plug, constrain, interrupt, constipate.
handcuff, lock up, tether, condemn, shackle, straight jacket, bridle, jail, impound, imprison, confine, incarcerate, manacle, collar, harness, fence, cage, sentence.
•tie up, hold (verb)
encumber, hamstring, restrain, check, curb, shackle, confine, clog, restrict, manacle, handcuff, repress, chain, hamper, hinder, hobble.
infringe, pen in, repress, fence in, Gyve. chain, tie down. limit. bond. iron. restraint. control. •restrain
lock up, tie down.
•Other relevant words:
limit, hobble, truss, repress, tie down, bond, Gyve, control, gag, yoke, restraint, tie up, chain, iron.
Usage examples for fetter
I knew that this strange and terrible event which I had been the one to discover was only another link in the chain of circumstances, which, so far as my knowledge went, began less than twenty- four hours ago; a chain that threatened to fetter me, or the girl I loved. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside