snare

(redirected from snares)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to snares: Snare drums
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for snare

Synonyms for snare

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

Synonyms

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

Synonyms for snare

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them

Related Words

strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum

a trap for birds or small mammals

Synonyms

Related Words

catch in or as if in a trap

entice and trap

References in periodicals archive ?
'This will also enable more rangers to be deployed to the jungle to carry out patrols, as well as to locate and destroy the snares set up by those poachers,' he said.
Dragos Ionescu, Southern Cardamom Forest Protection Program (SCFPP) field coordinator and the Wildlife Alliance's webmaster for Cambodia, told The Post on Tuesday that the snares were made from rope and motorbike brake cables.
"The RSPCA is opposed to the manufacture, sale and use of all snares and any trap which causes suffering.
Snares can only be legally used to catch certain mammal species, such as foxes or rabbits, but they are indiscriminate and their victims often include badgers, cats or dogs.
PCSO Chris McCue said the law required snares to be set only with the landowner's permission, and that they should not be placed in areas regularly used by domestic animals, near public footpaths or housing.
PCSO Chris McCue said the law requires snares to be set only with the landowner's permission and that they should not be placed in areas regularly used by domestic animals, near public footpaths or housing.
"Snares can't distinguish between animals and it is thought that up to 69 per cent of snared animals are not the intended species.
Bex Warren, 26, was left feeling sick after finding her Shar Pei dog Nero's neck trapped in the snare in Malkin Wood, behind the Beast Market, Holmfirth.
Easy to make from widely available material such as bicycle cable wires and quick to set up, wire snares are deadly traps that are fast becoming the plague of Asia's forests.
Snares could be banned in Wales if farmers and gamekeepers do not abide by a voluntary code of best practice, a crossparty group of AMs has said.
Hundreds of snares are picked up by anti-poachers and hunters every year.
Some 20 banned bird snares were recently seized by the inspectors of the wildlife section at the Environmental Protection Department of the Ministry of Environment (MoE).
CRUEL snares set to protect profitable grouse moors are trapping innocent domestic pets - the hidden victims of the hunting industry.