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Synonyms for snare
snɛər

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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"

    Synonyms:
    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 drum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    trap, gin, noose, 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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    side drum, gin, noose, trap, snare drum

  5. snare, gin, noose(verb)

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

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

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

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, restrict, pin, trammel, 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. snare(n)

    Synonyms:
    net, trap, gin, noose, device, springe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snare(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gin, noose, net, trap, springs, toil

  2. snare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    entrap, entangle, catch, ensnare

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. snare(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    collet, trap, collar, decoy

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How to say snare in sign language?

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How to use snare in a sentence?

  1. D. H. Lawrence:

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

  2. John Dryden:

    Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.


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