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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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Another common practice is the addition of automotive (green) antifreeze to toilets and sink traps.
Vacation properties require several additional steps, including turning off the water system, draining all supply lines and water tanks (water pump, water heather, water softener), opening faucets, and adding antifreeze solution to toilets and sink traps.
15, Worcester police with a search warrant went through the scorched Dixfield Road house and took, among other items, drain traps, sink traps, pieces of a stained mattress and paperwork bearing Ms.
Replace washers if needed, and check sink traps in drains.
Radula, writes in court documents that, in all, he seized a black shoe, paperwork with Sabrina Hatheway's name, a cigarette lighter, samples of two mattress stains, a patterned bed blanket, a section of linoleum floor from the bedroom, two sections of floor from under the bed, and sink traps from the bathroom, kitchen and bathtub as well as the bedroom mattress and box spring.