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Rope meaning

rope - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. street names for flunitrazepan
  2. 2. a strong line
  3. 3. A guide rope.
  4. 4. A large, stout cord, usually one not less than an inch in circumference, made of strands twisted or braided together. It differs from cord, line, and string, only in its size. See Cordage.
  5. 5. A row or string consisting of a number of things united, as by braiding, twining, etc.; as, a rope of onions.
  6. 6. The small intestines; as, the ropes of birds.
  7. 7. To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality.
  8. 8. To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.
  9. 9. To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.
  10. 10. To partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or exclude something; as, to rope in, or rope off, a plot of ground; to rope out a crowd.
  11. 11. To lasso ( a steer, horse).
  12. 12. To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.
  13. 13. To prevent from winning ( as a horse), by pulling or curbing.
  14. 14. A thick cord.
  15. 15. To be drawn out into a thread.

rope - examples of usage

  1. The end of the rope was too high up for him to reach. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Have you any rope? - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. And let go the other end of this rope, will you? - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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