Definition of Rope

1. Noun. A strong line.




2. Verb. Catch with a lasso. "Rope cows"
Exact synonyms: Lasso
Generic synonyms: Capture, Catch, Get
Derivative terms: Lasso, Roper, Roper, Roping

3. Noun. Street names for flunitrazepan.

4. Verb. Fasten with a rope. "Rope the bag securely"
Exact synonyms: Leash
Generic synonyms: Bind, Tie
Derivative terms: Leash
Also: Rope In

Definition of Rope

1. n. A large, stout cord, usually one not less than an inch in circumference, made of strands twisted or braided together. It differs from cord, line, and string, only in its size. See Cordage.

2. v. i. To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality.

3. v. t. To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.

Definition of Rope

1. Noun. Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line. (jump thick string s t) ¹

2. Noun. An individual length of such material. ¹

3. Noun. A cohesive strand of something. ¹

4. Noun. (dated) A continuous stream. ¹

5. Noun. (baseball) A hard line drive. ¹

6. Noun. (ceramics) A long thin segment of soft clay, either extruded or formed by hand. ¹

7. Noun. (computer science) A data structure resembling a string, using a concatenation tree in which each leaf represents a character. ¹

8. Noun. (context: Jainism) A unit of distance equivalent to the distance covered in six months by a god flying at ten million miles per second.(jump unit of cosmic distance s) ¹

9. Noun. (context: jewelry) A necklace of at least 1 meter in length. ¹

10. Noun. (nautical) Cordage of at least 1 inch in diameter, or a length of such cordage. ¹

11. Noun. (archaic) A unit of length equal to 20 feet. ¹

12. Noun. (slang) Flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To tie (something) with something. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To throw a rope around (something). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rope

1. to bind with a rope (a thick line of twisted fibers) [v ROPED, ROPING, ROPES] : ROPABLE [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope

rootstalks
rootstock
rootstocks
rootsy
rootwork
rootworm
rootworms
rooty
rootzone
rootzones
rooves
ropa vieja
ropable
ropalic
ropalocytosis
rope (current term)
rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope
rope-a-dopes
rope-maker
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder

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