• Rope Definition & Synonyms
- () A guide rope.
- (v. t.) To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.
- (v. t.) To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.
- (v. t.) To lasso (a steer, horse).
- (v. t.) To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. t.) To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.
- (n.) A row or string consisting of a number of things united, as by braiding, twining, etc.; as, a rope of onions.
- (v. i.) To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality.
- (n.) The small intestines; as, the ropes of birds.
- (v. t.) 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.
• Roper Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who ropes goods; a packer.
- (n.) One fit to be hanged.
- (n.) A maker of ropes.
• Ropedancer Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats, on a rope extended through the air at some height.