Synonyms for snare

Synonyms for (noun) snare

Synonyms: snare, noose, gin

Definition: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose

Similar words: trap

Definition: a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned


Synonyms: snare

Definition: strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit

Similar words: string

Definition: a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed


Synonyms: snare

Definition: a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities

Similar words: surgical instrument

Definition: a medical instrument used in surgery


Synonyms: snare, snare drum, side drum

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

Similar words: drum, tympan, membranophone

Definition: a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end


Synonyms: snare, trap

Definition: something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

Usage: the exam was full of trap questions; it was all a snare and delusion

Similar words: design, plan

Definition: an arrangement scheme

Usage: the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult; it was an excellent design for living; a plan for seating guests

Synonyms for (verb) snare

Synonyms: hook, snare

Definition: entice and trap

Usage: The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Similar words: lure, tempt, entice

Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

Usage: He lured me into temptation


Synonyms: snare, trammel, trap, ensnare, entrap

Definition: catch in or as if in a trap

Usage: The men trap foxes

Similar words: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today