HyperDic: snare

English > 7 senses of the word snare:
NOUNcognitionsnare, trapsomething (often something deceptively attractive) that catches / catches you unawares
artifactsnare, snare drum, side druma small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
artifactsnarea surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them
artifactsnarestrings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum
artifactsnare, gin, noosea trap for birds or small mammals
VERBcontactsnare, trap, entrap, ensnare, trammelcatch in or as if in a trap
communicationsnare, hookentice and trap
snare > pronunciation
Soundssneh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > snare: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething (often something deceptively attractive) that catches / catches you unawares.
Example "it was all a snare and delusion"
Synonymtrap
Narroweriron trapA trap from which there is no escape
speed trapA trap arranged on a roadway for catching speeders
Broaderdesign, planAn arrangement scheme
Verbssnareentice and trap
English > snare: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head.
Synonymssnare drum, side drum
Partssnarestrings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum
Broaderdrum, membranophone, tympanA musical percussion instrument
Spanishcaja, redoblante, tarola
Catalancaixa, redoblant
English > snare: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Broadersurgical instrumentA medical instrument used in surgery
English > snare: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningstrings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit.
Part ofsnare drum, snare, side drumA small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
BroaderstringA tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Spanishlazo
English > snare: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.
Synonymsgin, noose
PartsslipknotA knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
BroadertrapA device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
Verbssnarecatch in or as if in a trap
English > snare: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcatch in or as if in a trap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey snare the animals
Synonymstrap, entrap, ensnare, trammel
Categoryhunt, huntingThe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
Narrowergintrap with a snare
Broadercapture, catchCapture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Spanishatrapar, cazar, coger, entrampar, pescar
Catalanatrapar, travar
Nounssnarea trap for birds or small mammals
snarersomeone who sets snares for birds or small animals
English > snare: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningentice and trap.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
Synonymhook
Broaderentice, lure, temptProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
Similar tohook, solicit, accostapproach with an offer of sexual favors
Spanishatraer, enganchar
Nounssnaresomething (often something deceptively attractive) that catches / catches you unawares

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