HyperDic: strap

English > 8 senses of the word strap:
NOUNartifactstrapan elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
artifactstraphanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train
artifactstrap, shoulder strapa band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
artifactstrapwhip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
VERBcontactstraptie with a strap
contactstrap, flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, trouncebeat severely with a whip or rod
changestrapsharpen with a strap
bodystrapsecure (a sprained joint) with a strap
strap > pronunciation
Soundsstrae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > strap: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position.
Part ofbaggage, luggagecases used to carry belongings when traveling
NarrowerbootstrapA strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
cheekpieceEither of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece
chin strapA strap attached to a hat
crupperA strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail
latchetA leather strap or thong used to attach a sandal or shoe to the foot
noseband, nosepieceA strap that is the part of a bridle that goes over the animal's nose
reinOne of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
stropA leather strap used to sharpen razors
Broaderleather stripimplement consisting of a strip of leather
Spanishcorrea
Catalancorretja
Verbsstrapsecure (a sprained joint) with a strap
straptie with a strap
English > strap: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninghanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it.
BroaderhangerAnything from which something can be hung
Spanishbarra de soporte
Catalanagafador, barra de suport
English > strap: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag.
Synonymshoulder strap
Part ofbrace, suspender, galluselastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
brassiere, bra, bandeauAn undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddyA woman's sleeveless undergarment
golf baggolf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf ... / golf clubs and balls
BroaderbandA thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
Spanishbandolera, correa
Catalanbandolera, corretja
English > strap: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningWhip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging.
NarrowertawseA leather strap for punishing children
BroaderwhipAn instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
Verbsstrapbeat severely with a whip or rod
English > strap: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTie with a strap.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Narrowerhopple, hobblestrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
OppositeunstrapRemove the strap or straps from
Spanishasegurar, atar con correa
Catalanassegurar, lligar amb corretja
Nounsstrapan elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
English > strap: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBeat severely with a whip or rod.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to strap the prisoners
Synonymsflog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, trounce
NarrowerbirchWhip with a birch twig
catBeat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
cowhideflog with a cowhide
flagellate, scourgeWhip
horsewhipWhip with a whip intended for horses
leatherWhip with a leather strap
switchflog with or as if with a flexible rod
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Spanishazotar, flagelar, fustigar
Catalanassotar, fuetejar, fustigar
Nounsstrapwhip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
English > strap: 8 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningsharpen with a strap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"strap a razor"
Broadersharpenmake sharp / sharp / sharp / sharp or sharper / sharper / sharper / sharper
Spanishafilar, aguzar
English > strap: 8 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningSecure (a sprained joint) with a strap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Catalanassegurar, lligar amb corretja
Nounsstrapan elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position

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