snare

  • 1 Snare — Snare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snaring}.] To catch with a snare; to insnare; to entangle; hence, to bring into unexpected evil, perplexity, or danger. [1913 Webster] Lest that too heavenly form . . . snare them. Milton.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Snare — Snare, n. [AS. sneara cord, a string; akin to D. snoer, G. schnur, OHG. snour a cord, snarahha a noose, Dan. snare, Sw. & Icel. snara, Goth. sn?rj? a basket; and probably also to E. needle. See {Needle}, and cf. {Snarl} to entangle.] 1. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Snare — bezeichnet: eine kleine Trommel eine Proteinfamilie, siehe SNARE (Protein) eine Software zur Netzwerküberwachung Snare ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Esbern Snare (1127–1204), dänischer Adeliger und Heerführer …

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  • 4 snare — [sner] n. [ME < OE sneare < ON snara, akin to OHG snarha < IE * (s)nerk < base * (s)ner , to twist: see NARCOTIC] 1. a kind of trap for small animals, usually consisting of a noose which jerks tight upon the release of a spring… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 snare — ► NOUN 1) a trap for catching small animals, consisting of a loop of wire or cord that pulls tight. 2) a thing likely to lure someone into harm or error. 3) a length of wire, gut, or hide stretched across a drumhead to produce a rattling sound.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 snare — n trap, *lure, bait, decoy Analogous words: trickery, *deception, chicanery, chicane snare vb ensnare, trap, entrap, bag, *catch, capture Analogous words: *lure, entice, inveigle, tempt, seduce, decoy …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 snare — [n] trap allurement, bait, booby trap*, catch, come on*, deception, decoy, enticement, entrapment, inveiglement, lure, net, noose, pitfall, quicksand, seducement, temptation, trick, wire*; concepts 529,674 Ant. freedom, liberation snare [v] catch …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 snare — index ambush, artifice, bait (lure), deceive, deception, ensnare, entrap, hunt, i …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 SNARE — Молекулярная машина экзоцитозного высвобождения нейромедиатора в синапс. SNARE комплекс формируется за счёт образования четырёхспиральной сцепки между синаптобревином …

    Википедия

  • 10 Snare — A snare is a kind of trap used for capturing animals. It may also mean:* Snare drum * SNARE (protein), a family of proteins involved in vesicle fusion * The Snares, a group of islands approximately 200 kilometres south of New Zealand * Snare, a… …

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  • 11 snare — {{11}}snare (n.1) noose for catching animals, c.1100, from O.N. snara noose, snare, related to soenri twisted rope, from P.Gmc. *snarkho (Cf. M.Du. snare, Du. snaar, O.H.G. snare, Ger. Schnur noose, cord ). {{12}}snare (n …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 SNARE — Les protéines SNARE sont des protéines chargées de diriger les vésicules présentes dans la cellule vers un organite cible. Elles interviennent dans la fusion des membranes via une complémentarité de deux type de protéines SNARE, aboutissant à la… …

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  • 13 snare — [[t]sne͟ə(r)[/t]] snares, snaring, snared 1) N COUNT A snare is a trap for catching birds or small animals. It consists of a loop of wire or rope which pulls tight around the animal. Syn: trap 2) N COUNT If you describe a situation as a snare,… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 snare — snare1 snareless, adj. snarer, n. snaringly, adv. /snair/, n., v., snared, snaring. n. 1. a device, often consisting of a noose, for capturing small game. 2. anything serving to entrap or entangle unawares; trap. 3. Surg. a wire noose for… …

    Universalium

  • 15 snare — snare1 [sneə US sner] n [Date: 1000 1100; : Old Norse; Origin: snara] 1.) a trap for catching an animal, especially one that uses a wire or rope to catch the animal by its foot ▪ A rabbit was caught in the snare. 2.) literary something that is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 snare — en·snare; en·snare·ment; in·snare; snare; snare·less; …

    English syllables

  • 17 snare — I UK [sneə(r)] / US [sner] noun [countable] Word forms snare : singular snare plural snares 1) a piece of equipment used for catching an animal. It consists of a wire or rope that is pulled tightly round the animal. 2) literary a trick that… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 snare — I [[t]snɛər[/t]] n. v. snared, snar•ing 1) a device, often consisting of a noose, for capturing small game 2) anything serving to entrap, entangle, or catch unawares; trap 3) to catch with a snare; entrap; entangle 4) to catch or involve by… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 snare — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sneare, probably from Old Norse snara; akin to Old High German snuor cord and perhaps to Greek narkē numbness Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) a contrivance often consisting of a noose for… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 snare — 1) a running noose on the end of a pole that can be used to catch a fish. It may be passive with the fish s movements causing the snare to close or more usually it is actively used when fish in shallow water, such as on spawning grounds, have a… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology