Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb entrap

2 senses of entrap

Sense 1
ensnare, entrap, frame, set up -- (take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sense 2
trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel -- (catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes")
       => capture, catch -- (capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today")

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