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rope

noun

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1 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things
  • used a rope to tie the boat to the dock

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2 ropes plural the characteristic peculiarities and technicalities of something
  • needs a mentor who will show her the ropes of running a catering business

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3 ropes plural the specific practical details of something
  • still learning the ropes of her new job

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rope

verb

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The first known use of rope was before the 12th century

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“Rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rope. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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