Gether vs Tether - What's the difference?

gether | tether |


As verbs the difference between gether and tether

is that gether is (obsolete|or|regional) while tether is to restrict something with a tether.

As a noun tether is

a rope, cable etc that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement.

gether

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete, or, regional)
  • *{{quote-book, year=1919, author=Frederic Moorman, title=More Tales of the Ridings, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="'Twere back-end o' t' yeer," he continued at last, "an' t' lads had gone into t' woods to gether hesel-nuts an' accorns. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1898, author=John Hartley, title=Yorkshire Lyrics, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=An a taicher wise aw've faand thi, An this lesson gained throo thee; 'At when dangers gether raand me, Th' wisest tactics is to flee. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1881, author=Sarah P. McLean Greene, title=Cape Cod Folks, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=I remember once, we'd had a spell o' weather jest like this, and it begun to gether up in the same way. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1872, author=Edward Eggleston, title=The End Of The World, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=But the silence was broken by Cynthy Ann, who came into the hall and called, "Jule, I wish you would go to the barn and gether the eggs; I want to make some cake." }}

    tether

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a rope, cable etc. that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement
  • (by extension) the limit of one's abilities, resources etc.
  • (dialect) The cardinal number three in an old counting system used in Teesdale and Swaledale. (Variant of tethera)
  • Synonyms

    * hobble (strap)

    Derived terms

    * * tetherless * tetherless computing

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to restrict something with a tether
  • (Internet) to connect a personal computer and a smartphone in order to get wireless Internet access for the computer