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Verb: entrap (entrapped,entrapping)  in'trap or en'trap
  1. Take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    "The innocent man was entrapped by the police";
    - ensnare, frame, set up, stitch up [Brit]
     
  2. (hunting) catch in or as if in a trap
    "The men entrap foxes";
    - trap, snare, ensnare, trammel

Derived forms: entraps, entrapping, entrapped

Type of: capture, catch, cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Encyclopedia: Entrap