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Synonyms for trap

Synonyms for trap

something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

an attack or stratagem for capturing or tricking an unsuspecting person

the opening in the body through which food is ingested

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to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

Synonyms for trap

drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters

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the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

informal terms for the mouth

a light two-wheeled carriage

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a hazard on a golf course

place in a confining or embarrassing position

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catch in or as if in a trap

hold or catch as if in a trap

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to hold fast or prevent from moving

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The red and white linoleum squares melted into one another and I wound up replacing the sink trap and the floor.
Court records show police searched the Dixfield Road house two weeks after the fire and seized drain traps, sink traps, pieces of a stained mattress and paperwork bearing the name of Ms.
During February-June 2010, all drains were changed, eliminating the connection with the overflow drain; the overflow holes were decommissioned; the strainers in the sink basin were replaced by strainers containing a larger number of smaller holes to reduce backsplash; and sink traps were replaced.
You can also sink traps around the potatoes filled with beer or create barriers with grit or eggshell.