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Definition of "tethered" []

  • Connected (especially a mobile phone to a computer, for use as a wireless modem) (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of tether. (verb)

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Use "tethered" in a sentence
  • "Reclaiming a sense of reality after the revelation of the affair is essential for the betrayed spouse, but some remain tethered to their investigative quest -- rifling through credit card statements and cell phone bills, repeatedly pressing the browser's "back" button, listening in on phone calls."
  • "He also complained about cigarette ashes on deck, and insisted the rods remain tethered to the boat so was not to lose them."
  • "The SkyNews article includes a link to a video clip of the Volantor (it needs a Dean Martin-sung theme song, you know) showing off in tethered testing."