What is another word for ensnares?

Pronunciation: [ɛnsnˈe͡əz] (IPA)

Ensnares is a word that means to trap, capture, or catch something or someone. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used in different contexts. For instance, entangles refers to the act of getting wrapped up in something, like a web or a net. Entraps, on the other hand, has a more sinister connotation and implies that someone is caught in a plot or scheme. Snags and snarls both suggest getting caught up in something, and ensnares can often refer to the process of trapping an animal or prey. Other synonyms for ensnares include traps, captures, and immobilizes. No matter the synonym used, the word ensnares describes a sticky situation that must be escaped from.

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What are the hypernyms for Ensnares?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Ensnares

  • I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
    Charlotte Bronte
  • I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.
    Charlotte Brontë

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