- 1to tie one person or thing to another with a rope rope A and B together The thieves had roped the guard's feet together. rope A to B I roped the goat to a post.
- 2rope something to tie something with a rope so that it is held tightly and safely I closed and roped the trunk.
- 3 rope something to catch an animal by throwing a circle of rope around it synonym lasso Phrasal Verbsrope somebodyinrope somethingoff
NAmE//roʊp//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rope
he / she / it ropes
past simple roped
-ing form roping