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Synonyms for snare

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  1. snarenoun

    net, trap, gin, noose, device, springe

Princeton's WordNet1.7 / 3 votes

  1. trap, snarenoun

    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, trap, gob, side drum, ambush, noose, maw

  2. snare drum, snare, side drumnoun

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

    trap, gin, noose, side drum, snare drum

  3. snarenoun

    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. snarenoun

    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, nooseverb

    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, gin, knock rummy

  6. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammelverb

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

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

  7. hook, snareverb

    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, purloin, snarf, ensnare, plume, pluck, pinch, swipe, knock off, addict, entrap, glom, fleece

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. snarenoun

    gin, noose, net, trap, springs, toil

  2. snareverb

    entrap, entangle, catch, ensnare

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. snarenoun

    catch, wile, trap, gin, lure, decoy, trapan, toils

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "snare":

    collet, trap, collar, decoy

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  1. John Dryden:

    Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.

  2. The Dhammapada:

    There is no fire like passion; there is no shark like hatred; there is no snare like folly; there is no torrent like greed.

  3. Mayor Dario Nardella:

    Where once there were artisans' workshops, historic cafes, cinemas and old taverns, now fast food, pizzerias and low-grade restaurants have opened, ready to snare the first unsuspecting tourist.

  4. D. H. Lawrence:

    Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep.

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