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1. rope

noun. ['ˈroʊp'] a strong line.

Synonyms

  • halliard
  • lasso
  • reata
  • bight
  • prolonge
  • skip rope
  • guide rope
  • bola
  • cable
  • hangman's rope
  • hempen necktie
  • riata
  • tightrope
  • hangman's halter
  • lariat
  • lashing
  • hawser
  • small stuff
  • jump rope
  • harpoon line
  • tier
  • jute
  • trip line
  • sisal hemp
  • halyard
  • halter
  • brace
  • bungee cord
  • bungee
  • cordage
  • skipping rope
  • line
  • brail
  • sisal

Antonyms

  • de-energize
  • weaken
  • inactivity
  • natural object

Etymology

  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rope

  • bronchoscope
  • swope
  • slope
  • scope
  • groep
  • elope
  • tope
  • sope
  • soap
  • shope
  • schoepp
  • schoepf
  • schoepe
  • pope
  • nope
  • mope
  • lope
  • kope
  • koeppe
  • koepp
  • koep
  • knope
  • hope
  • dope
  • cope

Example sentences of the word rope


1. Noun, singular or mass
Run a small length of rope, clothesline or even yarn through the middle of the apple.

2. Verb, base form
Use black and yellow tape or streamers to rope off just enough space for each game.

Quotes containing the word rope


1. Are you, are you coming to the tree? Wear a necklace of rope, side by side with me. Strange things did happen here. No stranger would let it be if we met up At midnight in the hanging tree.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

2. When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. The train is roaring toward you and the villain is twirling his moustache and you're fussing that he's tied you to the tracks with the wrong kind of rope.
- Robin McKinley, Sunshine

2. rope-maker

noun. a craftsman who makes ropes.

Synonyms

  • journeyman
  • artificer
  • craftsman
  • ropemaker
  • roper

3. rope-a-dope

noun. a boxing tactic: pretending to be trapped against the ropes while your opponent wears himself out throwing punches.

Synonyms

  • boxing
  • pugilism

4. rope

noun. ['ˈroʊp'] street names for flunitrazepan.

Synonyms

  • R-2
  • roach
  • roofy
  • Mexican valium
  • Rohypnol
  • forget me drug
  • circle
  • rophy

Antonyms

  • nonviolent
  • nonworker
  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rope

verb. ['ˈroʊp'] fasten with a rope.

Synonyms

  • leash
  • bind

Antonyms

  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover

Etymology

  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rope

verb. ['ˈroʊp'] catch with a lasso.

Synonyms

  • catch
  • get
  • capture

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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