Word:

Rope

n.1.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.
2.A row or string consisting of a number of things united, as by braiding, twining, etc.; as, a rope of onions.
3.The small intestines; as, the ropes of birds.
Rope ladder
a ladder made of ropes.
Rope mat
a mat made of cordage, or strands of old rope.
Rope of sand
something of no cohession or fiber; a feeble union or tie; something not to be relied upon.
Rope pump
a pump in which a rapidly running endless rope raises water by the momentum communicated to the water by its adhesion to the rope.
Rope transmission
(Mach.) a method of transmitting power, as between distant places, by means of endless ropes running over grooved pulleys.
Rope's end
a piece of rope; especially, one used as a lash in inflicting punishment.
To give one rope
to give one liberty or license; to let one go at will uncheked.
v. i.1.To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality.
[imp. & p. p. Roped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Roping.]
v. t.1.To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.
2.To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.
3.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.
4.To lasso (a steer, horse).
5.To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.
6.To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.
Noun1.Roperope - a strong line
2.rope - street names for flunitrazepan
Verb1.rope - catch with a lasso; "rope cows"
Synonyms: lasso
2.rope - fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
Synonyms: leash
Havana, allure, ample scope, anchor, anchor chain, anchor rode, attach, attract, ax, backropes, bag, bait, bait the hook, band, bandage, becket, beheading, belt, belvedere, bend, bind, bind up, blandish, blank check, block, boltrope, bow fast, bowline, box of cigars, brace, braid, brail, breast fast, bridle, bundle, buntline, burning, cajole, capital punishment, carte blanche, catch, chain, cheroot, cigar, cigar box, cigar case, cigar cutter, cigarillo, cinch, clearance, coax, colorado, corona, cross, crossjack brace, crucifixion, deadeye, death chair, death chamber, decapitation, decollation, decoy, defenestration, do up, downhaul, draw, draw in, draw on, drop, earing, elbowroom, electric chair, electrocution, enchain, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entice, entrammel, entrap, execution, fast, fasten, fetter, field, flirt, flirt with, flying jib martingale, flying jib stay, footropes, fore-skysail brace, fore-skysail lift, fore-topgallant shroud, fore-topgallant stay, fore-topmast backstay, fore-topsail lift, foreganger, foreroyal backstay, foreroyal lift, forerunner, forestay, foretack, foul, free course, free hand, free play, free scope, full scope, full swing, fusillade, gallows, gallows-tree, garrote, gas chamber, gasket, gassing, gibbet, gird, girdle, girt, girth, give the come-on, grab rope, guess-rope, guess-warp, guest rope, guillotine, gunter, guy, gyve, halter, halyard, hamper, handcuff, hanging, harbor gasket, harpoon, hawser, head fast, hemlock, hemp, hempen collar, hitch, hobble, hog-tie, hook, hopple, hot seat, humidor, inveigle, judicial murder, lace, land, lanyard, lapidation, lash, lasso, latitude, lead on, leash, lee sheet, lee tack, leeway, lethal chamber, lifeline, lift, ligament, ligation, ligature, long rope, lure, maiden, main brace, main-skysail brace, main-trysail vang, mainsheet, mainstay, make fast, manacle, maneuvering space, margin, martingale, mesh, messenger, mizzen stay, mizzen-royal lift, mizzen-royal stay, mizzen-skysail brace, mizzen-skysail lift, mizzen-skysail stay, mizzen-topgallant lift, mizzen-topgallant stay, mizzen-topmast stay, mizzen-topsail lift, moor, nail, necktie party, net, no holds barred, noose, offer bait to, open space, outhaul, painter, peg down, pennant hoist, persuade, picket, pin down, pinion, play, poisoning, port tack, preventer backstay, put in irons, range, ratline, restrain, room, rope in, ropes, sack, scaffold, scope, sea gasket, sea room, secure, seduce, shackle, sheet, shooting, shroud, snag, snare, sniggle, space, span, spanker peak halyard, spanker sheet, spear, splice, spring, spun yarn, stake, starboard tack, stay, stinker, stirrup, stogie, stoning, straitjacket, strangling, strangulation, strap, suck in, swaddle, swathe, swing, tack, take, tangle, tangle up with, tempt, tendon, tether, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, the score, the truth, thong, tie, tie down, tie up, tolerance, trammel, trap, tree, trichinopoly, truss, twine, twist, way, weather sheet, whisker jumper, wide berth, woo, wrap, wrap up, yarn
Translate Rope to Spanish, Translate Rope to German, Translate Rope to French
Browse
Rooted
Rooter
rooter skunk
Rootery
rooting
rooting reflex
rootle
Rootless
Rootlet
rootlike
roots
rootstalk
Rootstock
Rooty
ROP
Ropalic
-- Rope --
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope in
rope ladder
Rope mat
Rope of sand
rope off
Rope pump
rope tow
Rope transmission
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
Rope's end
Rope's-end
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home