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noose

 (no͞os)
n.
1. A loop formed in a rope by means of a slipknot so that it binds tighter as the rope is pulled. Also called running noose.
2. A snare or trap.
tr.v. noosed, noos·ing, noos·es
1. To capture or hold by or as if by a noose.
2. To make a noose of or in.

[Middle English nose, probably from Old French nos, nous, knot, from Latin nōdus; see node.]

noose

(nuːs)
n
1. (Knots) a loop in the end of a rope or cord, such as a lasso, snare, or hangman's halter, usually tied with a slipknot
2. something that restrains, binds, or traps
3. put one's head in a noose to bring about one's own downfall
vb (tr)
4. to secure or catch in or as if in a noose
5. to make a noose of or in
[C15: perhaps from Provençal nous, from Latin nōdus node]

noose

(nus)

n., v. noosed, noos•ing. n.
1. a loop with a running knot, as in a snare or lasso, that tightens as the rope is pulled.
2. a tie; snare.
v.t.
3. to secure by a noose.
4. to make a noose with or in (a rope or the like).
[1400–50; late Middle English nose, perhaps < Old French nos, nous knot, nominative corresponding to oblique no, nou (French noeud) < Latin nōdus]

noose


Past participle: noosed
Gerund: noosing

Imperative
noose
noose
Present
I noose
you noose
he/she/it nooses
we noose
you noose
they noose
Preterite
I noosed
you noosed
he/she/it noosed
we noosed
you noosed
they noosed
Present Continuous
I am noosing
you are noosing
he/she/it is noosing
we are noosing
you are noosing
they are noosing
Present Perfect
I have noosed
you have noosed
he/she/it has noosed
we have noosed
you have noosed
they have noosed
Past Continuous
I was noosing
you were noosing
he/she/it was noosing
we were noosing
you were noosing
they were noosing
Past Perfect
I had noosed
you had noosed
he/she/it had noosed
we had noosed
you had noosed
they had noosed
Future
I will noose
you will noose
he/she/it will noose
we will noose
you will noose
they will noose
Future Perfect
I will have noosed
you will have noosed
he/she/it will have noosed
we will have noosed
you will have noosed
they will have noosed
Future Continuous
I will be noosing
you will be noosing
he/she/it will be noosing
we will be noosing
you will be noosing
they will be noosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been noosing
you have been noosing
he/she/it has been noosing
we have been noosing
you have been noosing
they have been noosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been noosing
you will have been noosing
he/she/it will have been noosing
we will have been noosing
you will have been noosing
they will have been noosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been noosing
you had been noosing
he/she/it had been noosing
we had been noosing
you had been noosing
they had been noosing
Conditional
I would noose
you would noose
he/she/it would noose
we would noose
you would noose
they would noose
Past Conditional
I would have noosed
you would have noosed
he/she/it would have noosed
we would have noosed
you would have noosed
they would have noosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noose - a trap for birds or small mammalsnoose - a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
slipknot - a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
2.noose - a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknotnoose - a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
clench, clinch - a small slip noose made with seizing
hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hempen necktie, halter, hemp - a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
lariat, reata, riata, lasso - a long noosed rope used to catch animals
slipknot - a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
Verb1.noose - make a noose in or of
loop, intertwine - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
2.noose - secure with a noose
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations
أنْشوطَة الشَّنْقأنْشوطَه
okooprátkasmyčka
løkke
siklóhurok
hengingarsnarasnara
輪縄
cilpa
renneløkkerennesnare

noose

[nuːs]
A. N (= loop) → nudo m corredizo; (for animal, as trap) → lazo m; [of hangman] → soga f
to put one's head in the nooseponerse la soga al cuello
B. VTcoger con lazo

noose

[ˈnuːs] n (gen)nœud m coulant; (hangman's)corde f

noose

nSchlinge f; to put one’s head in the noose (prov) → den Kopf in die Schlinge stecken

noose

[nuːs] n (loop) → nodo scorsoio, cappio; (for animal trapping) → laccio; (hangman's) → cappio
to put one's head in the noose (fig) → scavarsi la fossa con le proprie mani

noose

(nuːs) noun
1. a loop in rope, wire etc that becomes tighter when pulled.
2. such a loop in a rope used for hanging a person.