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as in wire
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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as in mechanics
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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as in brass tacks
ropes plural the specific practical details of something still learning the ropes of her new job

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“Rope.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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