Definition of snare:
pin down, hole, knock off, trammel, immobilise, prank, cop, bunker, safety, lift, trick, knock rummy, thieve, net, subterfuge, bilk, immobilize, cheat, lying in wait, ambush, throttle, pin, gin rummy, confine, restrict, study at trap, yap, trap, dodge, ensnare, pilfer, slip noose, pluck, swindle, creel, deceive, web, cockpit, abstract, restrain, soak, snarf, entrap, frame, fishing rod, ambuscade, decoy, nobble, big game, string along, filch, toil, tanglement, quagmire, bite, blood sports, plume, glom, surcharge, mh, entanglement, running noose, side drum, crochet, barb, quicksand, gazump, cakehole, sand trap, fishing line, drifter, pinch, noose, ruse, double-cross, gin, dupe, lure, bag, morass, rip off, scheme, fleece, snare drum, cabbage, cotton gin, purloin, dirty tricks, maw, drift net, addict, angling, bait, snitch, gob, lure, dragnet, overcharge, cast, hoax, set up, solicit, hook, ploy, accost, sneak, limit, rob, bound, swipe, like.
- "Nan of Music Mountain", Frank H. Spearman.
- "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
In the gray light of the early morning it could be perceived that the poor old horse still lay just as he had fallen; several crows were flitting about, not yet venturing to attack the miserable carcass, peering at it suspiciously from a respectful distance, as if they feared some hidden snare.- "Captain Fracasse", Theophile Gautier.