ensnare


en·snare

verb \in-ˈsner, en-\

: to catch (an animal or person) in a trap or in a place from which there is no escape

Full Definition of ENSNARE

transitive verb
:  to take in or as if in a snare

Examples of ENSNARE

  1. The animals got ensnared in the net.
  2. The police successfully ensnared the burglar.

First Known Use of ENSNARE

1576

Related to ENSNARE

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl

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