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rope
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
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.
4. A guide rope.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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.
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