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rope

  

      n  
1   
a    a fairly thick cord made of twisted and intertwined hemp or other fibres or of wire or other strong material  
b    (as modifier)  
a rope bridge, a rope ladder     
2    a row of objects fastened or united to form a line  
a rope of pearls, a rope of onions     
3    a quantity of material twisted or wound in the form of a cord  
4    anything in the form of a filament or strand, esp. something viscous or glutinous  
a rope of slime     
5    the rope  
a    a rope, noose, or halter used for hanging  
b    death by hanging, strangling, etc.  
6    give (someone) enough rope to hang himself   to allow (someone) to accomplish his own downfall by his own foolish acts  
7    know the ropes  
a    to have a thorough understanding of a particular sphere of activity  
b    to be experienced in the ways of the world  
8    on the ropes  
a      (Boxing)   driven against the ropes enclosing the ring by an opponent's attack  
b    in a defenceless or hopeless position  
      vb  
9    tr   to bind or fasten with or as if with a rope  
10    tr; usually foll by: off   to enclose or divide by means of a rope  
11    intr   to become extended in a long filament or thread  
12    when intr, foll by: up     (Mountaineering)   to tie (climbers) together with a rope  
     (Old English rap; related to Old Saxon rep, Old High German reif)  


guest rope  
      n     (Nautical)   any line sent or trailed over the side of a vessel as a convenience for boats drawing alongside, as an aid in warping or towing, etc.  
guide rope  
      n  
1    a stay or rope attached to another rope that is lifting a load, either to steady the load or guide the rope  
2       another name for       dragrope       2  
Indian rope-trick  
      n   the supposed Indian feat of climbing an unsupported rope  
kernmantel rope  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a rope made of many straight nylon fibres within a plaited sheath; used for its tensile strength, freedom from twisting, and elasticity  
     (C20: from German Kernmantel, from Kern core + Mantel coat, casing)  
leg rope     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
      n  
1    a rope used to secure an animal by its hind leg  
      vb  
  leg-rope   tr  
2    to restrain (an animal) by a leg rope  
Manila rope   , Manilla rope  
      n   rope of Manila hemp  
rope dancer  
      n      another name for a       tightrope walker  
rope in  
      vb   tr, adv  
1      (Brit)   to persuade to take part in some activity  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   to trick or entice into some activity  
rope's end  
      n   a short piece of rope, esp. as formerly used for flogging sailors  
rope yarn  
      n   the natural or synthetic fibres out of which rope is made  
skipping-rope  
      n     (Brit)   a cord, usually having handles at each end, that is held in the hands and swung round and down so that the holder or others can jump over it  
trail rope  
      n  
1       another name for       dragrope       2  
2    a long rope formerly used for various military purposes, esp. to allow a vehicle, horses, or men to pull a gun carriage  
wire rope  
      n   rope made of strands of wire twisted together  
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rope

  

      n  
1    cable, cord, hawser, line, strand  
2    the rope      capital punishment, halter, hanging, lynching, noose  
3    know the ropes      be an old hand, be experienced, be knowledgeable, know all the ins and outs, know one's way around, know the score     (informal)   know what's what, know where it's at     (slang)  
      vb  
4    bind, fasten, hitch, lash, lasso, moor, pinion, tether, tie  


rope in     
drag in, engage, enlist, inveigle, involve, persuade, talk into  

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