HyperDic: rope

English > 4 senses of the word rope:
NOUNartifactropea strong line
artifactrope, R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circlestreet names for flunitrazepan
VERBcontactrope, lassocatch / catch with a lasso
contactrope, leashfasten with a rope
rope > pronunciation
Rhymesallotrope ... tope: 34 rhymes with owp...
English > rope: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA strong line.
PartsbightThe middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)
NarrowerbolaA rope with weights attached to the ends
braceA rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
brailA small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in
bungee, bungee cordAn elasticized rope
cableA very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
cordageThe ropes in the rigging of a ship
guide ropeA rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane
halyard, halliardA rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag
hangman'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
harpoon lineA strong rope for making the catch fast to the harpooner's boat
hawserlarge heavy rope for nautical use
jump rope, skip rope, skipping ropeA length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
lashingrope that is used for fastening something to something else
lasso, lariat, riata, reataA long noosed rope used to catch animals
prolongeA rope fitted with a hook and used for towing a gun carriage
small stuffAny light rope used on shipboard
tierSomething that is used for tying
tightropetightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground
trip lineA light rope used in lumbering to free a dog hook from a log at a distance
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
SubstanceshempA plant fiber
juteA plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
sisal, sisal hempA plant fiber used for making rope
Spanishcorda, cuerda gruesa, cuerda, maroma, soga
Catalancorda gruixuda, corda, maroma, soga
Adjectivesropy, ropeyof or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
Verbsropefasten with a rope
ropecatch / catch with a lasso
English > rope: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningstreet names for flunitrazepan.
SynonymsR-2, Mexican valium, rophy, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circle
Broaderflunitrazepan, RohypnolA depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault
Spanishchicota, extasis líquido, éxtasis líquido, GHB, píldora del olvido, valium mexicano
English > rope: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcatch / catch with a lasso.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rope cows"
Broaderget, catch, capturesucceed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Spanishlacear, lazar
Nounsropea strong line
ropera cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
ropera decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
ropingcapturing cattle or horses with a lasso
English > rope: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFasten with a rope.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"rope the bag securely"
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
See alsorope indraw in as if with a rope
Nounsropea strong line

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