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Definition 1: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for noose in the sense of this definition

(noose is a kind of ...) a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

(noose is a part of ...) a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made

Definition 2: a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for noose in the sense of this definition

(noose is a kind of ...) anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(... is a kind of noose ) a small slip noose made with seizing

(noose is a part of ...) a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made

(... is part of noose) a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

(... is part of noose) a long noosed rope used to catch animals

Definition 3: secure with a noose - [verb of contact]

(noose is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 4: make a noose in or of - [verb of creation]

(noose is a kind of ...) make a loop in

"loop a rope"

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