Thesaurus > Related Words: snare

  Words related to snare

Related / Similar Words: gin, noose, snare drum, side drum, trap, hook, entrap, ensnare, trammel

 

Definition:
  • a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose;
  • strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit;
  • a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities;
  • a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head;
  • something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion";
  • entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers";
  • catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes";

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    Hyponyms: iron trap, speed trap, gin

     

    Grouped Verbs: hook, solicit, accost

     

    Part Meronyms: snare drum, side drum

     

    Derivational Morphology: gin, trap, entrap, ensnare, trammel, hook, bait, come-on, lure, sweetener, noose, snarer, trapper

     

    Anagrams: Anser, RNase

     

     
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