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noose

noun

1 noose

A trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.

synonyms: gin, snare.

Roget 45: vinculum, link; connective, connection; junction etc. 43; bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium; bracket; bridge, stepping-stone, ... show more

Roget 247: circularity, roundness; rotundity etc. 249.    circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 975: scourge, rod, cane, stick; ratan, rattan; birch, birch rod; azote, blacksnake, bullwhack [U.S.], chicote, kurbash, quirt, ... show more

Dutch: fuik, fuiknet, strik, valstrik



2 noose

A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled.

synonyms: running noose, slip noose.

Dutch: lis, lus, strik, strop

verb

1 noose

Make a noose in or of.

2 noose

Secure with a noose.


Moby thesaurus: O, allure, and quarter, annular muscle, annulus, areola, aureole, ax, bag, bait, bait the hook, birdlime, block, bola, braid, catch, catch out, chaplet, circle, circuit ... show more.

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