Definitions and translations for "trap"

Definition of trap

1. A machine or other device designed to catch (and sometimes kill) animals, either by holding them in a container, or by catching hold of part of the body.
I put down some traps in my apartment to try and deal with the mouse problem.
2. A trick or arrangement designed to catch someone in a more general sense; a snare.
Unfortunately she fell into the trap of confusing biology with destiny.
3. A covering over a hole or opening; a trapdoor.
Close the trap, would you, before someone falls and breaks their neck.
4. A wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in the game of trapball; the game of trapball itself.
5. Any device used to hold and suddenly release an object.
They shot out of the school gates like greyhounds out of the trap.
6. A bend, sag, or other device in a waste-pipe arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents the escape of noxious gases, but permits the flow of liquids.
7. A place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates for want of an outlet.
8. A light two-wheeled carriage with springs.
9. A person's mouth.
Keep your trap shut.
10. Belongings.
11. A cubicle (in a public toilet).
I've just laid a cable in trap 2 so I'd give it 5 minutes if I were you.
12. Short for trapshooting.
13. An exception generated by the processor or by an external event.
14. A mining license inspector during the Australian gold rush.
15. (US, slang, informal, African American Vernacular English) A vehicle, residential building, or sidewalk corner where drugs are manufactured, packaged, or sold. (Also used attributively to describe things which are used for the sale of drugs, e.g. "a trap phone", "a trap car".)
16. A non-op trans woman or (femininely dressed) transvestite.
17. A kind of movable stepladder.
18. A fusion genre of hip hop and electronic music
19. To physically capture, to catch in a trap or traps, or something like a trap.
To trap foxes
20. To ensnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap.
21. To provide with a trap.
To trap a drain;  to trap a sewer pipe
22. To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver.
23. To leave suddenly, to flee.
24. To sell narcotics, especially in a public area.
25. To capture (e.g. an error) in order to handle or process it.
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English - English - trap

n. device used for capturing; device used for containing; snare; action which can capture; plumbing arrangement for maintaining a fluid barrier to prevent the passage of sewage gases; (Slang) mouth
v. capture, contain, snare
n. stair, stairs, staircase, stairway, flight of stairs, stepladder, kick, degree, grade, pitch, remove, pile driver

English - Spanish - trap

s. trampa, armadijo, artimaña, asechamiento, asechanza, asecho, celada, emboscada, red, redada, zalagarda; sifón; lanzaplatos
v. atrapar, coger, entrampar; poner trampas

English - French - trap

n. piège, trappe, guet-appens; pont
v. piéger; bloquer; immobiliser

English - German - trap

n. Falle; ins Netz locken
v. fangen; verführen

English - Indonesian - trap

n. jebakan, penjebak, perangkap, penangkap, penawan, lapun, tipuan, kereta kuda beroda dua, polisi, mata-mata, mulut, lekukan
v. mengilas, menjerat, menangkap dgn perangkap, memerangkap, merangkap, menjebak

English - Italian - trap

s. trappola; tranello, trabocchetto, inganno, insidia; botola; lanciapiattello; (Sport) stoppata; calesse, carrozzella; (Idr) pozzetto intercettatore, sifone, chiusino; (sl) bocca, (fam) becco
v. prendere in trappola, intrappolare; ingannare, raggirare, imbrogliare; imprigionare, chiudere in una trappola; impigliare; mettere trappole in; (Sport) stoppare; trattenere, bloccare, fermare

English - Polish - trap

n. pułapka, potrzask, sidła, podstęp, zasadzka, trap, matnia, zapadnia {teatr.}, instrumenty perkusyjne, paść
v. pułapka: złapać w pułapkę, zatrzasnąć, zatrzaskiwać

English - Portuguese - trap

s. armadilha, emboscada; convés
v. pegar na armadilha, armar ciladas

English - Romanian - trap

n. capcană, cursă, laţ, calabalâc, catrafuse, dislocaţie
v. prinde în cursă, aresta, instala capcane în, instala trape pe, bloca mingea, împodobi, întinde curse {fig.}

English - Russian - trap

с. капкан, западня, ловушка, силок, рессорная двуколка, люк, опускная дверь, полицейский, вентиляционная дверь, сыщик, ударные инструменты в оркестре, сифон, трап, заграждающий фильтр, дренажная труба, внутреннее прерывание, багаж, личные вещи, пожитки, попона, трапп, рот, моноклиналь
г. ставить капканы, ставить ловушки, ловить в ловушки или капканы, обманывать, заманивать, поглощать, отделять, улавливать

English - Turkish - trap

f. kapak takmak (gaz kaçırmasın diye), tuzağa düşürmek, kapana kıstırmak, yakalamak, tuzak kurmak, oyuna getirmek, kapan kurmak
i. tuzak, kapan, dolap, ayırıcı, fırlatıcı, hafif araba, iki kişilik araba, ağız, gaga, volkanik siyah taş, kum engeli (golf)

English - Ukrainian - trap

n. капкан, пастка, люк, сищик, хапка
v. капкан: ставити капкан, капкан: ловити капканом, пастка: заманювати в пастку

Polish - English - trap

n. trap, gangplank, accommodation ladder, vampire, gang-board

Romanian - English - trap

n. trot

Dutch - English - trap

n. stair, stair: stairs, staircase, stairway, flioht of stairs

English - Dutch - trap

zn. valstrik; dek
ww. in de val laten lopen

English - Greek - trap

ουσ. παγίς, αμάξι, παγίδα, δόκανο, φάκα
ρήμ. παγιδεύω

Dutch - French - trap

1. (algemeen) escabeau (m) 2. (sport - voetbal - Amerikaans voetbal) tir (m)
3. (algemeen) escalier (m); volée d'escalier 4. (huis) escalier (m)
5. (beweging) coup de pied 6. (ornithologie) outarde (f)

English - Arabic - trap

‏الشرك، كمين، مصيدة، شرك، فخ، مربع الإنطلاق، عربة بدولابين، سحارة، حقائب‏
‏وقع في الشرك، نصب شركا، عاق، حصر‏

English - Chinese - trap

(名) 陷阱, 捕捉器, 罗网; U形弯管, 防臭瓣; 圈套, 阴谋, 诡计; 嘴#个人衣物, 杂物, 行李#暗色岩, 火山岩; 储油地质构造
(动) 设陷阱捕捉; 阻止, 抑制; 使落入圈套; 堵塞; 设陷阱; 诱捕野兽; 设圈套; 飞靶射击练习; 装饰, 打扮

English - Chinese - trap

(名) 陷阱, 捕捉器, 羅網; U形彎管, 防臭瓣; 圈套, 陰謀, 詭計; 嘴#個人衣物, 雜物, 行李#暗色岩, 火山岩; 儲油地質構造
(動) 設陷阱捕捉; 阻止, 抑制; 使落入圈套; 堵塞; 設陷阱; 誘捕野獸; 設圈套; 飛靶射擊練習; 裝飾, 打扮

English - Hindi - trap

n. फंदा, जानवरऋं कऋ पकड़ने के लिये कल, संपत्ति
v. फंदे में फ़ंसाना

English - Japanese - trap

(動) わなで捕まえる; わなを仕掛ける; 計略にかける, はめる, 陥れる; トラップを付ける
(名) 捕まえるための道具; 捕えておくための道具; 罠; 罠を仕掛けること; 下水ガスの排出を防止するための配管, 弁; 口(俗語)

English - Korean - trap

명. 덫; 올가미, 함정; 유혹, 계략; 덫을 놈; 배수관에서 가스의 역행을 막는 관
동. 덫으로 잡다, 함정을 파다, 올가미로 포획하다

English - Vietnamese - trap

n. bẩy, cạm bẩy, mưu kế, cửa sập, lính cảnh sát, một thứ xe bò
v. bẩy bắt thú, chận banh bằng bàn chân

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Synonyms for trap
1. ambush: trick, pitfall, stratagem, manoeuvre, artifice
2. snare: pitfall, blind
3. entrap: ensnare, catch, ambush, seduce, spring
Verb forms for trap
Present participle: trapping
Present: trap (3.person: traps)
Past: trapped
Future: will trap
Present conditional: would trap
Present Perfect: have trapped (3.person: has trapped)
Past Perfect: had trapped
Future Perfect: will have trapped
Past conditional: would have trapped