The correct answer is tie.
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The correct answer is (D) To tie (particularly grazing animal) with a rope, chain, etc. to preventing from running or straying from. To fasten by, or confine with, a tether.
Tether comes from Middle English tethir, Old Norse tiódhr, tjóthr.
Examples of use:
- She tethered her goat to prevent it from straying.
- They tethered their horses to the wooden railing.