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English noun: noose

1. noose (artifact) a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose


Synonymsgin, snare


Broader (hypernym)trap


Part holonymslipknot

2. noose (artifact) a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled


Synonymsrunning noose, slip noose


Broader (hypernym)loop


Narrower (hyponym)clench, clinch


Part holonymslipknot


Part meronymhalter, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hemp, hempen necktie, lariat, lasso, reata, riata


English verb: noose

1. noose (creation) make a noose in or of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)intertwine, loop

2. noose (contact) secure with a noose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure









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