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Antonyms for ensnare
ɛnˈsnɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ensnare, entrap, frame, set up(verb)

    take or catch as if in a snare or trap

    "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, draw up, prepare, put, piece, tack, fix, establish, put in, gear up, put up, found, trammel, frame, entrap, trap, cast, arrange, frame in, redact, border, snare, instal, order, erect, raise, couch, lay out, launch, pitch, ready, set up, effect, frame up, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, compose, set, rig

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

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ensnare

    To catch is to come up with or take possession of something departing, fugitive, or illusive. We catch a runaway horse, a flying ball, a mouse in a trap. We clutch with a swift, tenacious movement of the fingers; we grasp with a firm but moderate closure of the whole hand; we grip or gripe with the strongest muscular closure of the whole hand possible to exert. We clasp in the arms. We snatch with a quick, sudden, and usually a surprising motion. In the figurative sense, catch is used of any act that brings a person or thing into our power or possession; as, to catch a criminal in the act; to catch an idea, in the sense of apprehend or comprehend. Compare ARREST.

    Antonyms:
    fail of, fall short of, give up, let go, lose, miss, release, restore, throw aside, throw away

    Synonyms:
    apprehend, capture, catch, clasp, clutch, comprehend, discover, entrap, grasp, grip, gripe, lay hold of (on, upon), overtake, secure, seize, snatch, take, take hold of

    Preposition:
    To catch at a straw; to catch a fugitive by the collar; to catch a ball with the left hand; he caught the disease from the patient; the thief was caught in the act; the bird in the snare.

How to use ensnare in a sentence?

  1. June Jordan:

    Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.

  2. David Cameron:

    – Hillary Clinton tweet Friday. ] Back at you - Time looks at how controversy over Indiana’s law could ensnare leading Democrats like President Obama, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Senator Chuck Schumer, who previously supported bills with similar effects years ago. POWER PLAY : BLACKBURN FIGHTS NEW INTERNET REGS Hello, Internet ! So who is in charge of you ? The Obama administration is pushing through a plan to regulate the Internet like it does telephones, with rules for fees, requirements for carriers and new fees. Could that also mean the government would have control over the content ? Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn has taken up the charge to fight the move. The Tennessee Republican joins ChrisStirewalt to discuss what’s at stake for the consumer and the legislative steps she’s taking to stop the FCC. WATCH HERE. DO N’T YOU WISH OUR CAMPAIGNS WERE 38 DAYS LONG ? Sky News :.

How to say ensnare in sign language?

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