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Definition of lasso verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lasso

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//læˈsuː//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lasso
BrE BrE//læˈsuː//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊ//
 
he / she / it lassoes
BrE BrE//læˈsuːz//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊz//
 
past simple lassoed
BrE BrE//læˈsuːd//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊd//
 
past participle lassoed
BrE BrE//læˈsuːd//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊd//
 
-ing form lassoing
BrE BrE//læˈsuːɪŋ//
 
, BrE//ˈlæsəʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsoʊɪŋ//
 
 
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lasso something to catch an animal using a lasso to lasso a calf Word Origin mid 18th cent.: representing an American Spanish pronunciation of Spanish lazo, based on Latin laqueus ‘noose’. Compare with lace.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lasso

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