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Definition of snare verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    snare

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//snɛr//
     
    snare something/somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snare
     
    he / she / it snares
     
    past simple snared
     
    -ing form snaring
     
     
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  1. 1to catch something, especially an animal, in a snare synonym trap
  2. 2 to snare a rabbit
  3. 3(figurative) Her one thought was to snare a rich husband.
  4. 4(figurative) He found himself snared in a web of intrigue.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: snare

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