What does entrap mean?

Definitions for entrap
ɛnˈtræpen·trap

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ensnare, entrap, frame, set up(verb)

    take or catch as if in a snare or trap

    "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"

  2. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel(verb)

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

Wiktionary

  1. entrap(Verb)

    To catch something in a trap or snare.

  2. entrap(Verb)

    To lure someone, either into a dangerous situation, or into performing an illegal act.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entrap(verb)

    to catch in a trap; to insnare; hence, to catch, as in a trap, by artifices; to involve in difficulties or distresses; to catch or involve in contradictions; as, to be entrapped by the devices of evil men

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Entrap

    en-trap′, v.t. to catch, as in a trap: to ensnare: to entangle.—ns. Entrap′ment, act of entrapping: the state of being entrapped: Entrap′per. [O. Fr. entraperen, in, trappe, a trap.]

Anagrams for entrap »

  1. enrapt, panter, parent, trepan

How to pronounce entrap?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrap in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of entrap in a Sentence

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    They targeted my client. They planned to entrap her at that performance that night and they subsequently succeeded, and if ultimately it shows that in fact it was politically motivated, and they purposely sought her out and attempted to use the force of the badge and the law in order to arrest her, that's a very serious matter.

  2. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier Tin Ko Ko gave the documents to Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin and told him to give them to Wa Lone and said that when Wa Lone comes out of the restaurant, the Htaunt Kyant regional police force has to entrap him and arrest him, police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

  3. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko gave the documents to Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin and told him to give them to Wa Lone and said that when Wa Lone comes out of the restaurant, the Htaunt Kyant regional police force has to entrap him and arrest him, police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

Images & Illustrations of entrap

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