What is another word for lariat?

116 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ lˈe͡əɹɪˌat], [ lˈe‍əɹɪˌat], [ l_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ__ˌa_t]

A lariat is a rope typically used for lassoing livestock. Though it may seem like a straightforward term, there are a few different words that can be used synonymously with lariat depending on the context. "Lasso" and "lassoe" are two common variants, as is "lassoing rope." Other possible synonyms include "rope," "lass," and "snare." In some contexts, "noose" might also be used. Regardless of which term is used, the implication is generally the same - that the object in question is designed to be thrown over the target as a means of capture or restraint.

What are the hypernyms for Lariat?

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

What are the hyponyms for Lariat?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for lariat (as nouns)

What are the meronyms for Lariat?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Lariat

In the twilight, the mournful, the sad, but beautiful ghost of the great golden days of the Sierras, a hand reached out and took Washee-Washee by the queue as a man would take a tethered horse by the lariat.
"First Fam'lies of the Sierras"
Joaquin Miller
Both men had pistols, and each also had a long machete two inches wide hanging with a lariat from his saddle.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
They were abreast, ten feet apart, but the oddest thing was a lariat that dangled between them, from saddle-horn to saddle-horn.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

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