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strap

 (străp)
n.
1.
a. A long narrow strip of pliant material such as leather.
b. Such a strip equipped with a buckle or similar fastener for binding or securing objects.
2. A thin flat metal or plastic band used for fastening or clamping objects together or into position.
3. A narrow band formed into a loop for grasping with the hand.
4. A razor strop.
5. A strip of leather used in flogging.
tr.v. strapped, strap·ping, straps
1. To fasten or secure with a strap.
2. To beat with a strap.
3. To sharpen (a razor, for example).

[Alteration of strop.]

strap′py adj.

strap

(stræp)
n
1. (Tanning) a long strip of leather or similar material, for binding trunks, baggage, or other objects
2. (Tanning) a strip of leather or similar material used for carrying, lifting, or holding
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a loop of leather, rubber, etc, suspended from the roof in a bus or train for standing passengers to hold onto
4. (Tools) a razor strop
5. (Stock Exchange) commerce a triple option on a security or commodity consisting of one put option and two call options at the same price and for the same period. Compare strip25
6. derogatory slang Irish a shameless or promiscuous woman
7. the strap a beating with a strap as a punishment
8. (Clothing & Fashion) short for shoulder strap
9. hit one's straps informal Austral to achieve one's full potential or become fully effective
vb (tr) , straps, strapping or strapped
10. to tie or bind with a strap
11. to beat with a strap
12. to sharpen with a strap or strop
[C16: variant of strop]

strap

(stræp)

n., v. strapped, strap•ping. n.
1. a narrow strip of flexible material, esp. leather, as for fastening or holding things together.
2. a looped band by which an item may be held, pulled, or lifted.
3. a long, narrow piece of something.
6.
a. a metal fitting that surrounds and retains other parts of a mechanism.
b. strop.
c. a leather strip for flogging.
v.t.
7. to secure with a strap.
8. to fasten around something in the manner of a strap.
9. to strop: to strap a razor.
10. to flog with a strap.
[1565–75; variant of strop]
strap′pa•ble, adj.

strap


Past participle: strapped
Gerund: strapping

Imperative
strap
strap
Present
I strap
you strap
he/she/it straps
we strap
you strap
they strap
Preterite
I strapped
you strapped
he/she/it strapped
we strapped
you strapped
they strapped
Present Continuous
I am strapping
you are strapping
he/she/it is strapping
we are strapping
you are strapping
they are strapping
Present Perfect
I have strapped
you have strapped
he/she/it has strapped
we have strapped
you have strapped
they have strapped
Past Continuous
I was strapping
you were strapping
he/she/it was strapping
we were strapping
you were strapping
they were strapping
Past Perfect
I had strapped
you had strapped
he/she/it had strapped
we had strapped
you had strapped
they had strapped
Future
I will strap
you will strap
he/she/it will strap
we will strap
you will strap
they will strap
Future Perfect
I will have strapped
you will have strapped
he/she/it will have strapped
we will have strapped
you will have strapped
they will have strapped
Future Continuous
I will be strapping
you will be strapping
he/she/it will be strapping
we will be strapping
you will be strapping
they will be strapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been strapping
you have been strapping
he/she/it has been strapping
we have been strapping
you have been strapping
they have been strapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been strapping
you will have been strapping
he/she/it will have been strapping
we will have been strapping
you will have been strapping
they will have been strapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been strapping
you had been strapping
he/she/it had been strapping
we had been strapping
you had been strapping
they had been strapping
Conditional
I would strap
you would strap
he/she/it would strap
we would strap
you would strap
they would strap
Past Conditional
I would have strapped
you would have strapped
he/she/it would have strapped
we would have strapped
you would have strapped
they would have strapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in positionstrap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
baggage, luggage - cases used to carry belongings when traveling
bootstrap - a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
cheekpiece - either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece
chin strap - a strap attached to a hat; passes under the chin and holds the hat in place
crupper - a strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail; prevents saddle from slipping forward
latchet - a leather strap or thong used to attach a sandal or shoe to the foot
leather strip - implement consisting of a strip of leather
noseband, nosepiece - a strap that is the part of a bridle that goes over the animal's nose
rein - one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
strop - a leather strap used to sharpen razors
2.strap - hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it
hanger - anything from which something can be hung
3.strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bagstrap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
gallus, suspender, brace - elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
bandeau, bra, brassiere - an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
chemise, shimmy, teddy, shift, slip - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
golf bag - golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls
4.strap - whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
tawse - a leather strap for punishing children
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
Verb1.strap - tie with a strap
tie, bind - fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
hopple, hobble - strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison; "hobble race horses"
unstrap - remove the strap or straps from
2.strap - beat severely with a whip or rodstrap - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
beat up, work over, beat - give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
flagellate, scourge - whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
leather - whip with a leather strap
horsewhip - whip with a whip intended for horses
switch - flog with or as if with a flexible rod
cowhide - flog with a cowhide
cat - beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
birch - whip with a birch twig
3.strap - sharpen with a strap; "strap a razor"
sharpen - make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives"
4.strap - secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"

strap

noun
1. tie, thong, leash, belt Nancy gripped the strap of her beach bag.
verb
1. fasten, tie, secure, bind, lash, buckle, truss She strapped the gun belt around the middle.
Translations
حِزامشَرِيطيَحْزِم، يَرْبُطيَضْرِب بالحِزام
držadlopásekpopruhřemenspráskat
stropbinderemspænde
hihna
remen
handfanghÿîaólspenna
革ひも
mušti diržuprisirištiprisisegtisutvirtinti
saitesastiprināt ar siksnu, saitisiksnasist/pērt ar siksnutureklis
zbiť
jermennaramnicapritrditi z jermenom
band
สายรัด
kayışkayışla avcuna vurmak/dövmekkayışla bağlamaktutma kayışı
cái đai

strap

[stræp]
A. Ncorrea f, tira f; (= shoulder strap) → tirante m, bretel m (LAm); (= safety strap) → cinturón m
to give sb the strap (= punish) → azotar a algn con la correa, dar a algn con la correa
B. VT
1. (= fasten) → atar con correa
to strap sth on/downsujetar algo con correa
to strap sb/o.s. in (with seatbelt) → poner a algn/ponerse el cinturón de seguridad
he isn't properly strapped inno está bien atado
2. (Med) (also strap up) → vendar
3. to strap sb (as punishment) → azotar a algn con la correa, dar a algn con la correa

strap

[ˈstræp]
n (on suitcase, harness, shoe, shoulder bag, camera)sangle f; [bra, dress] → bretelle f; [watch] → bracelet m; (in bus, train)poignée f
vt (= secure) → attacher

strap

nRiemen m; (esp for safety) → Gurt m; (in bus etc) → Schlaufe f, → Lasche f; (on ski pants etc) → Steg m; (= watch strap)Band nt; (= shoulder strap)Träger m; to give somebody the strapjdn verprügeln, jdn züchtigen
vt
(= fasten with strap)festschnallen (→ to an +dat); to strap something onto somethingetw auf etw (acc)schnallen; he strapped on his rucksacker schnallte (→ sich dat) → den Rucksack auf; to strap somebody/something downjdn/etw festschnallen; to strap on one’s watchsich (dat)die Uhr umbinden; to strap on one’s beltsich (dat)den Gürtel umschnallen; to strap somebody/oneself in (in car, plane) → jdn/sich anschnallen
(Med: also strap up) → bandagieren; dressingfestkleben
(= punish) personverprügeln, züchtigen
(inf) to be strapped (for cash) (= broke)pleite or blank sein (inf)

strap

:
strap-hang
vi (inf) I had to strapich musste stehen
straphanger
n (inf: = commuter) → Pendler(in) m(f)
straphanging
n (inf: = commuting) → Pendeln nt
strapless
strapline
n (Press) → Schlagzeile f

strap

[stræp]
1. n (of watch, shoes) → cinturino; (for suitcase) → cinghia; (in bus) → maniglia a pendaglio (also shoulder strap) (of bra) → bretella, spallina; (of bag) → tracolla
to give sb the strap → punire qn con la cinghia
2. vt
a. (fasten) to strap down, strap in, strap on, strap uplegare
to strap sb in (in car, plane) → allacciare la cintura di sicurezza a qn
b. (Med) (also strap up) → fasciare

strap

(strӕp) noun
1. a narrow strip of leather, cloth, or other material, eg with a buckle for fastening something (eg a suitcase, wristwatch etc) or by which to hold, hang or support something (eg a camera, rucksack etc). I need a new watch-strap; luggage straps.
2. a short looped strip of leather etc, hanging from the roof of a train, by which a standing passenger can support himself.
verbpast tense, past participle strapped
1. to beat (eg a schoolchild) on the hand with a leather strap. He was strapped for being rude to the teacher.
2. to fasten with a strap etc. The two pieces of luggage were strapped together; He strapped on his new watch.
ˈstrapping adjective
large and strong. a big strapping girl.
strap in
to confine with a strap, eg by a safety-belt in a car. I won't start this car till you've strapped yourself in.
strap up
to fasten or bind with a strap, bandage etc. His injured knee was washed and neatly strapped up.

strap

شَرِيط popruh strop Riemen λουρίδα correa hihna sangle remen cinghia 革ひも riem stropp rzemień alça ремень band สายรัด kayış cái đai 皮带

strap

n. faja, banda, correa, tira;
vt. poner una faja; amarrar, atar.

strap

n correa, tira
References in classic literature ?
Pile our things on her, while I get off these confounded skates," cried Laurie, wrapping his coat round Amy, and tugging away at the straps which never seemed so intricate before.
Such packages of goods and supplies as could not well be carried by the Indians in their head straps, were loaded on the backs of the pack- mules.
In bespeaking his sea-outfit, he orders bell-buttons to his waistcoats; straps to his canvas trowsers.
Slabs of ivory, leather straps, pads, screws, and various tools of all sorts lying about the bench.
Those who have never had a bit in their mouths cannot think how bad it feels; a great piece of cold hard steel as thick as a man's finger to be pushed into one's mouth, between one's teeth, and over one's tongue, with the ends coming out at the corner of your mouth, and held fast there by straps over your head, under your throat, round your nose, and under your chin; so that no way in the world can you get rid of the nasty hard thing; it is very bad
They were bareheaded; their eyes were protected by iron goggles which projected an inch or more, the leather straps of which bound their ears flat against their heads were wound around and around with thick wrappings which a sword could not cut through; from chin to ankle they were padded thoroughly against injury; their arms were bandaged and rebandaged, layer upon layer, until they looked like solid black logs.
The straps was broke off of it, but, barring that, it was a good enough leg, though it was too long for me and not long enough for Jim, and we couldn't find the other one, though we hunted all around.
Leather straps to the bottoms of the breeches legs and one of them hanging unbottoned--"
He could think of no better plan than to interlace the straps and hang them in a chain over his shoulder.
He belonged to a screw-gun battery, for I could hear the rattle of the straps and rings and chains and things on his saddle pad.
The carrier gave no heed to these words (and he would have done better to heed them if he had been heedful of his health), but seizing it by the straps flung the armour some distance from him.
When she went to her country-place at Prebaudet, she drove there in an old wicker carriole, hung on two straps of white leather, drawn by a wheezy mare, and scarcely protected by two leather curtains rusty with age.