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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 say trap in sign language?

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How to use trap in a sentence?

  1. Clifton Fadiman:

    To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.

  2. Peter Rizzuto:

    I'm worried it might trap the wrong bear.

  3. Renaud Lavillenie:

    Despite all my experience I wasn't able to get out of it, that's the qualifications trap. I'm not the first to miss them and I certainly won't be the last.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If someone has stolen your idea or taken undue credit for your work, don't let it upset you. Learn from that experience and move on as swiftly as you can. Life is too short to dwell in the past, and fall in the trap of self-pity and misery. In my experience, those who steal the credit and ideas of others shamelessly, often don't realize that they are actually increasing their bad "Karma" by their wrongdoings, and that bad Karma quickly catches up with them in no time. Be assured! Time takes care in sweet and mysterious ways - always! Never forget that nobody will ever be able to steal or take away your creativity, ingenuity, and inventive mind, even though they may have stolen your one idea at one time only. Your divine spark of intelligence will continue to illuminate the world, even after losing that one idea - because surely there's plenty more where that came from!

  5. Premier Li Keqiang:

    In order to defuse problems and risks, avoid falling into the 'middle income trap', and achieve modernization, China must rely on development and development requires an appropriate growth rate, at the same time, China's economic development has entered a 'new normal'.


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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