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Synonyms for snaresnɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trap, snare(noun)

    something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

    "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"

    gin, sand trap, cakehole, bunker, snare drum, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, trap, gob, side drum, ambush, noose, maw

  2. snare drum, snare, side drum(noun)

    a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

    trap, gin, noose, snare, side drum, snare drum

  3. snare(noun)

    a 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

    side drum, gin, noose, trap, snare drum

  4. snare(noun)

    strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit

    side drum, gin, noose, trap, snare drum

  5. snare, gin, noose(verb)

    a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose

    trap, gin rummy, noose, running noose, cotton gin, snare drum, slip noose, side drum, snare, gin, knock rummy

  6. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel(verb)

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

    ensnare, restrict, pin, trammel, snare, restrain, frame, set up, bound, hook, throttle, immobilize, entrap, immobilise, confine, trap, limit, pin down

  7. hook, snare(verb)

    entice and trap

    "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"

    thieve, cop, hook, nobble, cabbage, trap, rob, accost, overcharge, trammel, snitch, lift, surcharge, crochet, soak, abstract, sneak, pilfer, filch, gazump, solicit, snare, purloin, snarf, ensnare, plume, pluck, pinch, swipe, knock off, addict, entrap, glom, fleece

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snare(n.)

    gin, noose, net, trap, springs, toil

  2. snare(v. a.)

    entrap, entangle, catch, ensnare

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

collet, trap, collar, decoy

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