Caught in a trap [Crossword Clue Answer]

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In most cases, you must check for the matching answer among the available ones based on the number of letters or any letter position you have already discovered to ensure there is a matching pattern.

Caught in a trap [Crossword Clue]

If “ Caught in a trap” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • SNARED (6 Letters/Characters)
  • SNAGGED (7 Letters/Characters)
  • ENSNARED (7 Letters/Characters)
  • ENTAILED (8 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

Here are all the available definitions for each answer:

SNARE

verb

past tense: snared; past participle: snared

  1. catch (a bird or mammal) in a snare.”the foxes were humanely snared”

SNAG

verb

past tense: snagged; past participle: snagged

  1. catch or tear (something) on a sharp projection.”thorns snagged his sweater”
  2. catch or obtain. “it's the first time they've snagged the star for a photo”

ENSNARE

verb

verb: ensnare; 3rd person present: ensnares; past tense: ensnared; past participle: ensnared; gerund or present participle: ensnaring

  1. catch in or as in a trap.”they were ensnared in city centre traffic”

ENTAIL

verb

verb: entail; 3rd person present: entails; past tense: entailed; past participle: entailed; gerund or present participle: entailing

  1. involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.”a situation which entails considerable risks”
  2. Law limit the inheritance of (property) over a number of generations so that ownership remains within a particular family or group. “her father's estate was entailed on a cousin”
    • Archaic cause to experience or possess (something) permanently or inescapably. “I cannot get rid of the disgrace which you have entailed upon us”

noun Law

noun: entail; plural noun: entails

  1. a limitation of the inheritance of property to certain heirs over a number of generations.”the damage being done in England by entails”

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