trap

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtræp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/træp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(trap)

Inflections of 'trap' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
traps
v 3rd person singular
trapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
trapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
trapped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: capture
Synonyms:
capture , catch , ensnare, snare , bag , entrap, hook , snag , take , nab (informal), collar (informal)
Sense: Verb: confine
Synonyms:
confine , corner , catch , pin down, close in, hem in
Sense: Verb: trick
Synonyms:
trick , deceive , dupe, hoodwink (informal), fool , catch out, cheat , pull a fast one on sb (informal)
Sense: Noun: snare
Synonyms:
snare , net , web , pitfall , noose
Sense: Noun: trick
Synonyms:
trick , ploy, ruse, deception , artifice, stratagem
Sense: Noun: ambush
Synonyms:
ambush , surprise , set-up, decoy , bait
Sense: Noun: mouth - slang
Synonyms:
mouth , hole (vulgar, slang), yap (slang), piehole (vulgar, slang), cakehole (UK, vulgar, slang), gob (UK, slang), kisser (slang), mug (slang), face

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