Textual thesaurus for "trap"

(noun) lying in wait, ambuscade, ambush

the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

(noun) bunker, sand trap

a hazard on a golf course

(noun) gob, hole, yap, maw, cakehole

informal terms for the mouth

(noun) snare

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

the exam was full of trap questions; it was all a snare and delusion

(verb) immobilise, immobilize, pin

to hold fast or prevent from moving

The child was pinned under the fallen tree

(verb) snare, trammel, ensnare, entrap

catch in or as if in a trap

The men trap foxes

(verb) pin down

place in a confining or embarrassing position

He was trapped in a difficult situation