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Definitions of snare:
  • noun:   a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose
  • noun:   strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
  • noun:   a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities
  • noun:   a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
  • noun:   something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
    Example: "It was all a snare and delusion"
  • verb:   entice and trap
    Example: "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
  • verb:   catch in or as if in a trap
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29629)

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See snare used in context: 2 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 9 Bible passages, 1 definition

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