Translation of "snare" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sneər/ us /sner/

a device for catching small animals and birds, usually with a rope or wire that tightens around the animal


a trick or situation that deceives you or involves you in some problem that you do not know about

The legal system is full of snares for those who are not wary.
verb uk /sneər/ us /sner/

to catch an animal using a snare to catch an animal with a device using rope or wire that tightens around the animal

We used to snare small birds such as sparrows and robins.
figurative She grew up in the days when a woman’s main aim was to snare a rich husband.

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


noun /sneə/

a trap for catching an animal.


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