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rope

noun uk   /rəʊp/  us   /roʊp/
B2 [C or U] (a piece of) strong, thick string made of long twisted threads: A sailor threw a rope ashore and we tied the boat to a post. a coil of rope [C] several of one type of object connected together on a string: a rope of garlic a rope of pearlsthe ropes [plural] thick rope which surrounds an area used for boxing (= sport in which two people hit each other) or wrestling: The middleweight boxing champion had his opponent up against the ropes.
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verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /rəʊp/  us   /roʊp/
to tie things together with rope: I'll rope my horse to your car and pull you out of the ditch. The climbers roped themselves together.
Translations of “rope”
in Arabic حَبْل…
in Korean 밧줄…
in Malaysian tali…
in French corde…
in Turkish halat, ip, urgan…
in Italian fune, corda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗繩, 纜繩, 繩索…
in Russian веревка…
in Polish lina…
in Vietnamese dây chão…
in Spanish cuerda…
in Portuguese corda…
in Thai เชือก…
in German das Seil…
in Catalan corda…
in Japanese 綱, ロープ…
in Indonesian tambang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗绳, 缆绳, 绳索…
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