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snare1

 
 
pronunciation:
sneIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a trap for catching small animals and birds. Snares usually have a noose.
A rabbit was trapped in the hunter's snare.
synonyms:
trap
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: snares, snaring, snared
definition: to capture with a trap or snare.
We snared rabbits and released them away from our garden.
synonyms:
trap
similar words:
capture, decoy, net