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

4 senses of strap

Sense 1
strap -- (an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position)
       => leather strip -- (implement consisting of a strip of leather)

Sense 2
strap -- (hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it)
       => hanger -- (anything from which something can be hung)

Sense 3
strap, shoulder strap -- (a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag)
       => band -- (a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body))

Sense 4
strap -- (whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging)
       => whip -- (an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping)

Antonyms of verb strap

1 of 4 senses of strap

Sense 1
strap -- (tie with a strap)
       Antonym of unstrap (Sense 1)
      => unstrap -- (remove the strap or straps from)

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

4 senses of strap

Sense 1
strap -- (tie with a strap)
       => tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

Sense 2
flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce -- (beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 3
strap -- (sharpen with a strap; "strap a razor")
       => sharpen -- (make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives")

Sense 4
strap -- (secure (a sprained joint) with a strap)
       => 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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