HyperDic: noose

English > 4 senses of the word noose:
NOUNartifactnoose, snare, gina trap for birds or small mammals
artifactnoose, running noose, slip noosea loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot
VERBcreationnoosemake a noose in or of
contactnoosesecure with a noose
noose > pronunciation
Soundsnuw's
Rhymesabstruse ... Zeus: 40 rhymes with uws...
English > noose: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.
Synonymssnare, gin
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
English > noose: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled.
Synonymsrunning noose, slip noose
Part ofhangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktieA rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
lasso, lariat, riata, reataA long noosed rope used to catch animals
PartsslipknotA knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
Narrowerclinch, clenchA small slip noose made with seizing
BroaderloopAnything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
Spanishdogal, lazo
Catalanbaga, llaçada
Verbsnoosesecure with a noose
noosemake a noose in or of
English > noose: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a noose in or of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderloop, intertwinemake a loop in
Spanishlazar
Nounsnoosea loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot
English > noose: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSecure with a noose.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounsnoosea loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot

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