Nouns (20)

lying in wait, trap, ambuscade, ambush
n. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
sand trap, trap, bunker
n. a hazard on a golf course
n. a light two-wheeled carriage
n. a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
n. a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
n. drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
cakehole, gob, yap, maw, hole, trap
n. informal terms for the mouth
snare, trap
n. something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
n. a program interrupt, usually caused by some exceptional situation in the user program

Verbs (9)

trammel, ensnare, snare, entrap, trap
v. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
v. hold or catch as if in a trap; "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"
pin down, trap
v. place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
v. to test for specific functions or conditions in a program

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Fuzzynyms (33)

covering fire, cover
n. fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"
n. the way something is organized or arranged; "it takes time to learn the setup around here"
pitfall, pit
n. a trap in the form of a concealed hole
n. 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
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
still-hunt, ambush
v. hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
v. connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
v. catch on a snag; "I snagged my stocking"
ensnarl, mesh, enmesh
v. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
deposit, stick, wedge, lodge
v. put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
sack up, clear, sack, net
v. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
gazump, hook, rob, pluck, plume, fleece, surcharge, soak, overcharge
v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price

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Antonyms (6)

loose, unloose, unloosen, release, liberate, free
v. grant freedom to; free from confinement


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