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1 snare /ˈsneɚ/ noun
plural snares
1 snare
/ˈsneɚ/
noun
plural snares
Learner's definition of SNARE
[count]
: a device that has a loop (called a noose) which gets smaller when the end of it is pulled and that is used to catch animals : a kind of trap
: a position or situation from which it is difficult to escape
2 snare /ˈsneɚ/ verb
snares; snared; snaring
2 snare
/ˈsneɚ/
verb
snares; snared; snaring
Learner's definition of SNARE
[+ object]
: to catch (an animal) in a snare often used figuratively
: to cause (something) to become caught in something (such as a net or trap) usually used as (be/get) snared
sometimes used figuratively
: to win or get (something) by skillful action or good luck
US, sports : to catch (a thrown or hit ball) usually by jumping
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