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Synonyms for trap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trap(noun)

    a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

    Synonyms:
    sand trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, ambush, maw

  2. trap(noun)

    drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

    Synonyms:
    sand trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, ambush, maw

  3. 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, snare, gob, side drum, ambush, noose, maw

  4. trap(noun)

    a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters

    Synonyms:
    sand trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, ambush, maw

  5. ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap(noun)

    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

    Synonyms:
    cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, sand trap, ambush, maw

  6. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob(noun)

    informal terms for the mouth

    Synonyms:
    seafarer, kettle of fish, yap, snare, gob, sand trap, hollow, tar, old salt, pickle, sea dog, mariner, hole, lying in wait, mess, fix, seaman, ambush, maw, muddle, golf hole, ambuscade, bunker, jam, cakehole

  7. trap(noun)

    a light two-wheeled carriage

    Synonyms:
    sand trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, ambush, maw

  8. bunker, sand trap, trap(verb)

    a hazard on a golf course

    Synonyms:
    cakehole, bunker, lying in wait, sand trap, yap, dugout, ambuscade, snare, hole, gob, ambush, maw

  9. trap, pin down(verb)

    place in a confining or embarrassing position

    "He was trapped in a difficult situation"

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, entrap, nail down, pin down, narrow, peg down, immobilize, snare, trammel, narrow down, specify, pin, pin up, immobilise

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

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

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

  11. trap(verb)

    hold or catch as if in a trap

    "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, entrap, pin down, immobilize, snare, trammel, pin, immobilise

  12. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise(verb)

    to hold fast or prevent from moving

    "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, freeze, entrap, pin down, immobilize, snare, trammel, block, pin, immobilise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trap

    Synonyms:
    snare, ambush, stratagem, noose, pitfall

    Antonyms:
    warning, beacon, signal-post, lighthouse, premonition

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    snare, gin, trapan

  2. trap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    insnare, entrap, trapan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trap(n)

    Synonyms:
    snare, toil, gin, springe, pitfall, artifice, stratagem

  2. trap(v)

    Synonyms:
    entrap, ensnare, trapan, catch

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. trap

    Synonyms:
    Stash

  2. TRAP

    Synonyms:
    The TRAP Neurovascular Filtration System: European Carotid Trial Complete www.tctmd.com/clinical-trials/tct2003/index.html?start_idx=1

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How to use trap in a sentence?

  1. Pavlos Haikalis:

    The government has fallen into a trap, I don't know to what extent this can be implemented.

  2. Melissa Goist:

    Underwear can trap moisture.

  3. Julie Bishop:

    We're concerned that the consequences of entering into some of these financing arrangements will be detrimental to their long-term sovereignty, we want to ensure that they retain their sovereignty, that they have sustainable economies and that they are not trapped into unsustainable debt outcomes. The trap can then be a debt-for-equity swap and they have lost their sovereignty.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    You know, that is the trap question for women, if you say,' Yeah -- there was sexism in this race,' everyone says,' Whiner.' And if you say,' No, there was no sexism,' about a bazillion women think,' What planet do you live on ?'.

  5. Donald Trump:

    -- a move that his lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, has long insisted is the main reason why the President shouldn't even consider sitting down with Robert Mueller. But what President Donald Trump is describing above isn't a perjury trap at all.Read MoreLet's define the term first : A perjury trap is when a prosecutor asks questions of a witness knowing that witness will lie. In order to lure someone into a perjury trap, you have to know two things beyond any doubt : 1) The facts behind the question and 2) That the person you are asking the question of is going to lie about the facts.It's not at all clear that's what would be going on with a Mueller-Trump sit-down -- on matters related to Comey or anything else. And in fact, the scenario President Donald Trump lays out isn't even close to a perjury trap. Instead it's a.

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Translations for trap

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  • فَخٌArabic
  • léčka, pastCzech
  • Falltür, Falle, Siphon, Klappe, Fallgrube, Fallen stellen, fangenGerman
  • σιφώνι, παγίδα, δόκανο, παγιδεύω, στήνω παγίδεςGreek
  • trampa, cepo, sifón, atraparSpanish
  • lõks, püünisEstonian
  • تله, دامهPersian
  • luukku, turpa, ansa, heitin, pesä, loukku, koppi, hajulukko, tavarat, vesilukko, tikkaat, ansoittaa, [[pyytää]] [[ansoilla]], häipyä, paikallistaa, ansastaa, [[asentaa]] [[hajulukko]], [[ajaa]] [[ansaFinnish
  • siphon, collet, souricière, charrette anglaise, traquenard, piège, trappe, gueule, piéger, attraper, intercepterFrench
  • dolIrish
  • ribe, ribScottish Gaelic
  • csapdaHungarian
  • ծուղակ, որոգայթ, թակարդArmenian
  • trappola, tranello, intrappolareItalian
  • Japanese
  • ხაფანგიGeorgian
  • ته‌ڵه‌Kurdish
  • spąstaiLithuanian
  • slazds, murds, lamatasLatvian
  • pehipehi, tarapu, tāroreMāori
  • стапицаMacedonian
  • jeratMalay
  • waterslot, val, klep, zwanenhals, vangenDutch
  • felleNorwegian
  • beeʼódleehíNavajo, Navaho
  • trap, syfon, zasadzka, potrzask, pułapka, gęba, dwukółka, klapa, łapaćPolish
  • alçapão, armadilha, sifão, cilada, arapucaPortuguese
  • capcanăRomanian
  • капкан, ловушка, люк, сифон, западня, силокRussian
  • fällaSwedish
  • mtego, tegaSwahili

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