snare
[snɛː]
NOUN
snares (plural noun)
  1. a trap for catching birds or mammals, typically one having a noose of wire or cord.
    synonyms:
    trap · gin · net · noose · springe
  2. a length of wire, gut, or hide stretched across a drumhead to produce a rattling sound.
    • a drum fitted with snares; a side drum.
  3. surgery
    a wire loop for severing polyps or other growths.
VERB
snares (third person present) · snared (past tense) · snared (past participle) · snaring (present participle)
  1. catch (a bird or mammal) in a snare.
    "the foxes were humanely snared"
    synonyms:
    trap · catch · net · bag · ensnare · entrap · springe
    • catch or trap (someone).
      "five blackmailers were snared in a police sting"
Origin
late Old English sneare, from Old Norse snara. snare (sense 2of the noun) is probably from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snare ‘harp string’.
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How to use snare in a sentence?
we dare not go ashore lest perchance we should fall into some snare.
seducers laid their snares for innocent provincials.
five blackmailers were snared in a police sting.
the foxes were humanely snared.
the snapping snare drum.
How to say snare in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)الفخ, كمين, فخ
Bangla ছলনা
Bosnian (Latin) zamka
Bulgarian (NOUN)примка
Cantonese (Traditional) 圈套
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)trampa
Chinese Simplified 圈套
Chinese Traditional 圈套
Croatian zamka
Czech (NOUN)osidlo
Danish (NOUN)fælde
Dutch (NOUN)valstrik, strik
Fijian icori
Filipino bitag
Finnish (NOUN)ansaan, ansa
French (NOUN)caisse claire, piège, collet
(VERB)piéger
German (NOUN)Schlinge
Greek (NOUN)παγίδα
Hebrew מוקש
Hindi (NOUN)जाल
Hmong Daw mag
Hungarian (NOUN)pergő, csapda
Icelandic snara
Indonesian (NOUN)jerat, perangkap
Italian (NOUN)rullante, laccio, trappola, agguato
(VERB)intrappolare
Japanese (NOUN)スネア, わな, 罠
Kiswahili mtego
Korean 올 무
Latvian (NOUN)lamatas, cilpa
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)sidłem
(NOUN)spąstai
Malagasy fandrika
Malay (Latin) jerat
Persian (NOUN)کمند
Polish (NOUN)sidła
Portuguese (NOUN)armadilha, laço, cilada
Romanian (NOUN)cursă
Russian (NOUN)ловушки, силки, малый, Тенета
Samoan mailei
Serbian (Cyrillic) замке
Serbian (Latin) zamke
Slovak (NOUN)pasce
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)zanka
Spanish (NOUN)trampa, cepo, lazo
Swedish (NOUN)snara
Tahitian fifi
Tamil கண்ணியும்
Telugu ఉరి
Thai สแนร์
Tongan tauhele
Turkish (NOUN)tuzak
Ukrainian малий барабан
Urdu پھندا
Vietnamese (NOUN)bẫy
Welsh magl
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