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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈfet̬.ɚz/
    • /ˈfet.əz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈfet̬.ɚz/

Definitions of fetters word

  • noun fetters Plural form of fetter. 1
  • noun fetters chains for a prisoner's feet 0
  • noun fetters check or restraints 0

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fetters popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fetters

noun fetters

  • chains — Plural form of chain.
  • irons — Chemistry. a ductile, malleable, silver-white metallic element, scarcely known in a pure condition, but much used in its crude or impure carbon-containing forms for making tools, implements, machinery, etc. Symbol: Fe; atomic weight: 55.847; atomic number: 26; specific gravity: 7.86 at 20°C. Compare cast iron, pig iron, steel, wrought iron.
  • bonds — Barry (Lamar). born 1964, US baseball player: holder of records for most home runs in a season (73) and a career (762)
  • captivity — Captivity is the state of being kept imprisoned or enclosed.
  • check — Check is also a noun.

Antonyms for fetters

noun fetters

  • aid — Aid is money, equipment, or services that are provided for people, countries, or organizations who need them but cannot provide them for themselves.
  • assistance — If you give someone assistance, you help them do a job or task by doing part of the work for them.
  • encouragement — The action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope.
  • freedom — the state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint: He won his freedom after a retrial.
  • help — to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist: He planned to help me with my work. Let me help you with those packages.

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