HyperDic: entrap

English > 2 senses of the word entrap:
VERBsocialentrap, ensnare, frame, set uptake or catch as if in a snare or trap
contactentrap, trap, snare, ensnare, trammelcatch in or as if in a trap
entrap > pronunciation
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English > entrap: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTake or catch as if in a snare or trap.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to entrap the prisoners
Synonymsensnare, frame, set up
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishacorralar, atrapar, entrampar, pillar, tender una trampa
Nounsentrapmenta defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials
English > entrap: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcatch in or as if in a trap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstrap, snare, 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

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