Translation of "noose" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /nuːs/ us

one end of a rope tied to form a circle that can be tightened round something such as a person’s neck to hang (= kill) them

soga, lazo
They put him on the back of a horse and looped a noose around his neck.

(Translation of “noose” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /nuːs/

a loop in rope, wire etc that becomes tighter when pulled

He made a noose to fasten the rope to the post.

such a loop in a rope used for hanging a person

soga, dogal
The noose was placed around the condemned man’s neck.

(Translation of “noose” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)