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1. entrap

verb. ['ɪnˈtræp'] catch in or as if in a trap.

Synonyms

  • gin
  • trammel
  • catch
  • trap
  • capture
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • get off
  • detach
  • unhitch
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trap (English)
  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Entrap

  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp

Example sentences of the word entrap


1. Verb, base form
Hovercrafts need a durable skirt around their perimeter to entrap air.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Bottlenose dolphins also entrap fish in “nets” of expelled bubbles.

2. entrap

verb. ['ɪnˈtræp'] take or catch as if in a snare or trap.

Synonyms

  • deceive
  • cozen
  • frame
  • lead on
  • set up
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • stay
  • free
  • let go of
  • undeceive

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trap (English)
  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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