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snare

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snare

  1. 1 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise you fell for my clever snare, you fool! Synonyms of snare ambush, net, trap, webWords Related to snare enmeshment, entanglement, entrapment, envelopment; booby trap, catch, hazard, land mine, pitfall, snag; artifice, cheat, cheating, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, ploy, ruse, subterfuge, trick

  2. 2 something that catches and holds someday you'll find that your lies are a snare from which you can't escape Synonyms of snare entanglement, mesh(es), morass, net, noose, quagmire, quicksand, web, tanglement, toil(s), trapWords Related to snare knot, snarl, tangle; cat's cradle, labyrinth, maze; cobweb, spiderweb


snare

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snare

  1. 1 to catch or hold as if in a net easily distracted by any bright object that snared his eye Synonyms of snare catch up, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, mesh, net, entangle, tangle, trapWords Related to snare bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms of snare detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms of snare disentangle, untangle

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly campers trying to snare brook trout for supper Synonyms of snare bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), catch, snatch, trapWords Related to snare glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms of snare discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of snare miss


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