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Definition 1: a strong line - [noun denoting artifact]

(rope is a kind of ...) something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible

"a washing line"

(... is a kind of rope ) a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it

(... is a kind of rope ) large heavy rope for nautical use

(... is a kind of rope ) a light rope used in lumbering to free a dog hook from a log at a distance

(... is a kind of rope ) rope that is used for fastening something to something else

"the boats were held together by lashings"

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

(... is a kind of rope ) a rope fitted with a hook and used for towing a gun carriage

(... is a kind of rope ) any light rope used on shipboard

(... is a kind of rope ) something that is used for tying

"the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"

(... is a kind of rope ) a strong rope for making the catch fast to the harpooner's boat

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

(... is a kind of rope ) a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

(... is a kind of rope ) a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

(... is a kind of rope ) a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

(... is a kind of rope ) an elasticized rope

(... is a kind of rope ) a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire

(... is a kind of rope ) the ropes in the rigging of a ship

(... is a kind of rope ) a rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane

(... is a kind of rope ) a rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag

(... is a kind of rope ) tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

(rope is a part of ...) the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)

(rope is made of the substance ...) a plant fiber

(rope is made of the substance ...) a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

(rope is made of the substance ...) a plant fiber used for making rope

Definition 2: street names for flunitrazepan - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rope in the sense of this definition

(rope is a kind of ...) a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia

Definition 3: fasten with a rope - [verb of contact]

Samples where rope or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rope the bag securely

Synonyms for rope in the sense of this definition

(rope is a kind of ...) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

"They tied their victim to the chair"

Definition 4: catch with a lasso - [verb of contact]

Samples where rope or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rope cows

Synonyms for rope in the sense of this definition

(rope is a kind of ...) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

"We finally got the suspect" "Did you catch the thief?"

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