Meaning of “lasso” in the English Dictionary

"lasso" in British English

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lassonoun [ C ]

uk /læsˈuː/ us /læsˈuː/ plural lassos or US also lassoes

a rope, formed into a ring at one end, that can be tightened by pulling the other end:

Lassos are used particularly by cowboys to catch cattle and horses.

lassoverb [ T ]

uk /læsˈuː/ us /læsˈuː/

(Definition of “lasso” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lasso" in American English

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lassonoun [ C ]

us /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ plural lassos or lassoes

a long rope with one end tied in a circle that can be tightened, used for catching horses and cattle

lassoverb [ T ]

us /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ present tense lassoes, present participle lassoing, past tense and past participle lassoed

to catch horses and cattle with a long rope with one end tied in a circle that can be tightened:

The terrified pony was finally lassoed.

(Definition of “lasso” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)