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snare

snare - Dictionary definition and meaning for word snare

Definition
(noun) something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
Synonyms : trap
Example Sentence
  • the exam was full of trap questions
  • it was all a snare and delusion

Definition
(noun) a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
Synonyms : side drum , snare drum

Definition
(noun) a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities
Definition
(noun) strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
Definition
(noun) a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
Synonyms : gin , noose

Definition
(verb) catch in or as if in a trap
Synonyms : ensnare , entrap , trammel , trap
Example Sentence
  • The men trap foxes

Definition
(verb) entice and trap
Synonyms : hook
Example Sentence
  • The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for snare

No AIR = trapped
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by friendofafriend

snare = s type nare(women) is always trap for men.
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by shaktipada

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