What is the definition of snare?

Definitions for snare

  • verb - entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
  • verb - catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
  • noun - a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
  • noun - strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
  • 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
  • noun - a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
  • noun - something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
  • Pronounciation of snare

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    Synonyms for snare

    noose snare drum side drum gin entrap ensnare hook trammel trap

    Antonyms for snare

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    Holonyms for snare

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    Hypernyms for snare

    string tympan surgical instrument design drum plan trap membranophone tempt capture entice catch lure

    Hyponyms for snare

    speed trap iron trap gin

    Meronyms for snare

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    Sounds like snare

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