Synonyms and Antonyms of web
1 something that catches and holds he was caught in the web of branches she was trapped by her own web of lies Synonyms entanglement, mesh(es), morass, net, noose, quagmire, quicksand, snare, tanglement, toil(s), trap Related Words knot, snarl, tangle; cat's cradle, labyrinth, maze; cobweb, spiderweb
2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise an ingenious web that was spun by undercover agents going after drug dealers Synonyms ambush, net, snare, trapRelated Words enmeshment, entanglement, entrapment, envelopment; booby trap, catch, hazard, land mine, pitfall, snag; artifice, cheat, cheating, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, ploy, ruse, subterfuge, trick
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