entrap


entrap
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. See ensnare.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To catch]
Syn. ensnare, capture, trap, decoy; see ambush , catch 1 , 2 , entangle .
2. [To lure into difficulty]
Syn. inveigle, trick, seduce; see deceive , tempt .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
lure, allure, tempt, entice, *suck in, *set up, *lead on, trap, bait, inveigle, implicate, incriminate, nail.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping: catch, enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, snare, tangle, trammel, trap, web. See FREE.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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