Meaning of ROPE in English


vt to lasso (a steer, horse).

2. rope ·noun the small intestines; as, the ropes of birds.

3. rope ·vt to prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.

4. rope ·vt to bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.

5. rope ·vt to connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.

6. rope ·noun a row or string consisting of a number of things united, as by braiding, twining, ·etc.; as, a rope of onions.

7. rope ·vi to be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality.

8. rope ·vt to draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.

9. rope ·vt to partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or exclude something; as, to rope in, or rope off, a plot of ground; to rope out a crowd.

10. rope ·noun a large, stout cord, usually one not less than an inch in circumference, made of strands twisted or braided together. it differs from cord, line, and string, only in its size. ·see cordage.

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