Definitions For Snare

noun

  • A trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
  • Strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
  • 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
  • A small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
  • Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
  • A device that has a loop (called a noose) which gets smaller when the end of it is pulled and that is used to catch animals : a kind of trap
  • A position or situation from which it is difficult to escape

verb

  • Entice and trap
  • Catch in or as if in a trap
  • To catch (an animal) in a snare
  • To cause (something) to become caught in something (such as a net or trap)
  • To win or get (something) by skillful action or good luck

Is Snare a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

The word Snare is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Snare in a Sentence

  • People caught in the snare of drug addiction
  • You fell for my clever snare, you fool!
  • They caught fish and snared seabirds.
  • Unfortunately, the nets also snare turtles.
  • They snared first place in the contest.

Synonyms for Snare

Antonyms for Snare

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