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Synonyms for trap
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trap

    Synonyms:
    snare, ambush, stratagem, noose, pitfall

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trapnoun

    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. trapnoun

    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, snarenoun

    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. trapnoun

    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, trapnoun

    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, gobnoun

    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. trapnoun

    a light two-wheeled carriage

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

  8. bunker, sand trap, trapverb

    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 downverb

    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, trammelverb

    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. trapverb

    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, immobiliseverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trapnoun

    Synonyms:
    snare, gin, trapan

  2. trapverb

    Synonyms:
    insnare, entrap, trapan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trapnoun

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

  2. trapverb

    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. 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.

  2. Pavlos Haikalis:

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

  3. Jonar Nader:

    Those who construct loyalty programs through frequent-flyer points and the like, are merely trying to trap the customer. Loyalty must come naturally, not via points and schemes. If your customers are loyal to you as a result of such programs, then surely you realize that they are not loyal. Such schemes are tangible, and tangible things are susceptible to the law of annihilation. Anything that you do, can be matched by your competitor.

  4. Jack Manion:

    It's very easy to fall into a trap of tropes about burning forests and stranded animals and things like that.

  5. Kevin Grant:

    The problem is that feral hogs are so prolific that we have to trap 70 percent of the pig population every year just to maintain the population level we have right now.

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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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