(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. series, progression, course, row, string; bond, fetter. See continuity, connection, restraint.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A series of links]
Syn. cable, string, link(s), train, connection, necklace, bracelet, ring series, leash, shackle, manacle.
2. [A sequence]
Syn. succession, series, string, concatenation; see series .
See Synonym Study at series . v.
1. [To fasten]
Syn. connect, attach, secure, tether; see fasten 1 , hold 1 .
2. [To bind]
Syn. shackle, fetter, tie up, confine; see bind 1 , hold 1 , restrain 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. links cable, fetter, shackle, irons, manacle, mail.
2. series course, string, train, line, succession, sequence.
tie, shackle, fetter, secure, tether, hitch.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Something that physically confines the legs or arms. Used in plural: bond, fetter, handcuff (often used in plural), hobble, iron (used in plural), manacle, restraint, shackle. Archaic: gyve. See FREE. 2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other: consecution, course, order, procession, progression, round, run, sequence, series, string, succession, suite, train. Informal: streak. See ORDER. II verb To restrict the activity or free movement of: fetter, hamper, hamstring, handcuff, hobble, leash, manacle, shackle, tie, trammel. Informal: hog-tie. See FREE, HELP.

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