Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun noose

2 senses of noose

Sense 1
snare, gin, noose -- (a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose)
       => trap -- (a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned)

Sense 2
noose, running noose, slip noose -- (a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled)
       => loop -- (anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself))

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

2 senses of noose

Sense 1
noose -- (make a noose in or of)
       => loop, intertwine -- (make a loop in; "loop a rope")

Sense 2
noose -- (secure with a noose)
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

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