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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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In TRAPing Roe in Indiana and the Common-Ground Alternative, (8) Dawn Johnsen shows how law shapes the circumstances of women who are making decisions about whether to continue a pregnancy.
The 12-man SAS squad which came close to traping bin Laden killed six of the terror chief's al-Qaeda henchmen, it emerged last night.
Back in the early 1900s we youths earned extra money through traping animals along Midwest rivers and selling their skins.
The Four Lion is the symbol of the Free Wales to come when we throw off the trapings of English domination and restore our self government.