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entrap

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English

Etymology

en- + trap

Verb

Infinitive
to entrap

Third person singular
entrap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to entrap (third-person singular simple present entrap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To catch something in a trap or snare.
  2. (transitive) To lure someone, either into a dangerous situation, or into performing an illegal act.

Usage notes

Entrap is a more intense form of trap: see en-.

Derived terms

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En-En

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En-Fr

En-El

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