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Noun
Equipment for an activity or expedition, especially when considered as bulky or an encumbrance
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Plural for a trick by which someone is misled into acting contrary to their interests or intentions
“I suspect Bush may be walking into a trap in considering retaliation.”
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Plural for a situation in which people lie in wait to make a surprise attack
“He failed to keep the appointment after sensing a police trap.”
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Plural for a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals, typically by allowing entry but not exit or by catching hold of a part of the body
“The government is caught in a trap of its own making.”
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Plural for a person's mouth
“I don't care if you all know it already, I'm keeping my trap shut.”
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Plural for the act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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Plural for a hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
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Plural for a cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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Plural for material made of a network of wire or thread
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Plural for a hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty
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Plural for a four-wheeled passenger vehicle pulled by two or more horses
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Plural for hazard on a golf course
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Plural for a bend, sag, or other device in a waste-pipe arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents the escape of noxious gases, but permits the flow of liquids
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Plural for scoundrel
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Plural for an opening for the passage of steam, liquid, or gas
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Plural for the state of being vanquished
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Plural for a screen for a window, especially one on a roller or made of slats
Verb
To take possession of
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“The locals were trying to trap and kill the birds.”
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To physically capture, to catch in a trap or traps, or something like a trap
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“One contestant wolfed down an animal tripe taco, while another was asked to try to trap a slippery pig drenched in butter.”
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To physically capture, to catch in a trap or traps, or something like a trap
“Cassian valiantly resisted the urge to trap them beneath his free hand.”
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To physically capture, to catch in a trap or traps, or something like a trap
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“I could tell he was trying to trap me, but I did not let myself be caught by my tongue.”
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To catch in, or as in, a trap
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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To attract or lure by temptation
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To strip one of freedom
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To restrain or immobilize (someone) by tying up or holding their arms or legs
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To make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner towards them
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To leave behind
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Attach or fasten with a pin or pins
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