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web

noun

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1 something that catches and holds
  • he was caught in the web of branches
  • she was trapped by her own web of lies

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2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise
  • an ingenious web that was spun by undercover agents going after drug dealers

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

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weaving

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webbing

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“Web.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/web. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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