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Synonyms for hook

catch

by hook or by crook

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hook something or someone up

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  • connect (up)
  • link (up)
  • fix (up)

hook up with someone

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  • get together with
  • meet (up) with
  • join forces with
  • unite with

hook, line, and sinker

off the hook

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a device for fastening or for checking motion

to take (another's property) without permission

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a catch for locking a door

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a sharp curve or crook

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anything that serves as an enticement

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

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fasten with a hook

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make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

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take by theft

make off with belongings of others

hit with a hook

catch with a hook

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

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secure with the foot

entice and trap

approach with an offer of sexual favors

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References in periodicals archive ?
The hooklets on the Leishman stained smears were visible under lower magnification, whereas in the Pap and HE stained smears it was difficult to locate the hooklets under lower magnification.
The species name saginata is derived from the Latin sania meaning fattened animal (cattle) and the species name solium is Latin for a throne, which describes the ring of hooklets around the scolex of the worm.
Ental process of the inner capsular lobe (sperm plug sensu Sissom & Stockwell 1991) with "crown" of 15 spines or hooklets.
Cytological smear prepared from the sediments (hydatid sands) of cystic fluid showed many scolices, brood capsules and detached hooklets.
Morphological variation and abnormality of cephalic hooklets of Gnathostoma spinigerum hepatic stage larvae from laboratory infected mice.
All Gnathostoma sp share the same morphologic characteristics, including an anterior head bulb with cephalic hooklets and a body covered in cuticular spines.
Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) revealed the presence of cystic fluid which on magnification showed hooklets and the protoscolices of the hydatid disease (Fig.
The authors extensively described the protoscolices and the amount and shape of the rostellar hooklets they found.
Histopathologic examination of the cyst revealed the characteristic germinal membrane of an Echinococcus granulosus (dog tapeworm) cyst, with multiple polypoid daughter embryos containing inverted scolices with hooklets (Figure 2).
The adult worm lives in the proximal small bowel of the definitive host, attached by hooklets to the mucosa.