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entrap

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Verb (usu participle)
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en=trap
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6 in 5 verses (in OT : 5 in 4 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

entrapv. t. [Pref. en- + trap: cf. OF. entraper.].
     To catch in a trap; to insnare; hence, to catch, as in a trap, by artifices; to involve in difficulties or distresses; to catch or involve in contradictions; as, to be entrapped by the devices of evil men.  [1913 Webster]
    "A golden mesh, to entrap the hearts of men."
Syn. -- To insnare; inveigle; tangle; decoy; entangle.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

entrap, v.tr. (entrapped, entrapping)
1 catch in or as in a trap.
2 (often foll. by into + verbal noun) beguile or trick (a person).

Derivative
entrapper n.
Etymology
OF entraper (as EN-(1), TRAP(1))

THESAURUS

entrap

allure, bag, bait, bait the hook, birdlime, burden, catch, catch out, catch up, cramp, cripple, cumber, decoy, embarrass, encumber, enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle, entice, entoil, entrammel, entwine, enweb, fetter, foul, gin, hamper, hamstring, handicap, harpoon, hobble, hook, hook in, impede, inveigle, involve, lame, land, lasso, lead, lime, lumber, lure, mesh, nail, net, noose, press down, rope, sack, saddle with, shackle, snag, snare, snarl, sniggle, spear, spread the toils, take, tangle, tangle up with, toil, toll, trammel, trap, trip, weigh down, wind

ROGET THESAURUS

entrap

Deception

VB deceive, take in, defraud, cheat, jockey, do, cozen, diddle, nab, chouse, play one false, bilk, cully, jilt, bite, pluck, swindle, victimize, abuse, mystify, blind one's eyes, blindfold, hoodwink, throw dust into the eyes, dupe, gull, hoax, fool, befool, bamboozle, flimflam, hornswoggle, trick, impose upon, practice upon, play upon, put upon, palm off on, palm upon, foist upon, snatch a verdict, bluff off, bluff, bunko, four flush, gum, spoof, stuff (a ballot box), circumvent, overreach, outreach, out wit, out maneuver, steal a march upon, give the go-by, to leave in the lurch decoy, waylay, lure, beguile, delude, inveigle, entrap, intrap, ensnare, nick, springe, set a trap, lay a trap, lay a snare for, bait the hook, forelay, spread the toils, lime, trapan, trepan, kidnap, let in, hook in, nousle, nousel, blind a trail, enmesh, immesh, shanghai, catch, catch in a trap, sniggle, entangle, illaqueate, hocus, escamoter, practice on one's credulity, hum, humbug, gammon, stuff up, sell, play a trick upon one, play a practical joke upon one, put something over on one, put one over on, balk, trip up, throw a tub to a whale, fool to the top of one's bent, send on a fool's errand, make game, make a fool of, make an April fool of, make an ass of, trifle with, cajole, flatter, come over, gild the pill, make things pleasant, divert, put a good face upon, dissemble, cog, cog the dice, load the dice, stack the deck, live by one's wits, play at hide and seek, obtain money under false pretenses, conjure, juggle, practice chicanery, deacon, play off, palm off, foist off, fob-off, lie, misinform, mislead, betray, be deceived.


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