Thesaurus

ensnares

verb
present tense third-person singular of ensnare

Synonyms & Antonyms of ensnares

to catch or hold as if in a net
  • parked just out of view, the state trooper was lying in wait to ensnare unwary speeders

Synonyms for ensnares

Words Related to ensnares

Near Antonyms for ensnares

Antonyms for ensnares

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about ensnares

Cite this Entry

“Ensnares.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensnares. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on ensnares

Nglish: Translation of ensnares for Spanish Speakers

Comments on ensnares

What made you want to look up ensnares? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!