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Definition of strap verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



strap something + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they strap
he / she / it straps
past simple strapped
-ing form strapping
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to fasten someone or something in place using a strap or straps He strapped the knife to his leg. Everything had to be strapped down to stop it from sliding around. Are you strapped in (= wearing a seat belt in a car, plane, etc.)?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: strap