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English verb: rope off

1. rope off (contact) divide by means of a rope

SamplesThe police roped off the area where the crime occurred.

Synonymscordon off, rope in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

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