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")

Antonyms of adj strapping

1 sense of strapping

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")

INDIRECT (VIA robust) -> frail -- (physically weak; "an invalid's frail body")

Similarity of adj strapping

1 sense of strapping

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")
       => robust (vs. frail) -- (sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial")

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