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English definition of “rope”

rope

noun     /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 ropeCords, ropes, cables and string [C] several of one type of object connected together on a string : a rope of garlic a rope of pearls Things collected in lines or rings the 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.Boxing
(Definition of rope noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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