| ensnared, ensnared | --- umgarnen
| umgarnte, umgarnt |to ensnare
| ensnared, ensnared | --- verführen
| verführte, verführt |to ensnare sth.
| ensnared, ensnared | --- etw
| vereitelte, vereitelt |Adjektive / Adverbienensnared adj.
--- gefangenensnared adj.
--- umgarntensnared adj.
--- verführtensnared adj.
--- verstricktDictionary: ensnare
Forms: Also 15–18 insnare
Etymology: en- prefix1 + snare n.trans
. To catch (animals, etc.) in a snare; to snare v. Chiefly transf.
to entangle (persons) in difficulties; to entrap, beguile, lure. Also absol.
1576 A. Fleming tr. King Darius in Panoplie Epist.
213 Many have beene so insnared and intangled..in nettes of doubtfull reasons.
1597 Shakespeare Richard III
i. iii. 241 That bottled spider, Whose deadly web ensnareth thee about.
1774 J. Beattie Minstrel: 2nd Bk.
xxviii. 15 Spiders ensnare, snakes poison, tygers prowl.
1782 V. Knox Ess.
(1819) I. liv. 288 Would rather shoot a pheasant or insnare a trout.
1836 W. Irving Astoria
I. 133 These people..ensnare the waterfowl of the ponds and rivers.transf
. and fig
1594 Shakespeare Lucrece
sig. D4v, Thy beauty hath ensnar'd thee to this night.
1597 R. Hooker Of Lawes Eccl. Politie
v. ix. 16 That which..hath insnared the iudgements..of sundry good..men.
1667 Milton Paradise Lost
iv. 717 She ensnar'd Mankind with her faire looks.
1685 R. Baxter Paraphr. New Test. Matt.
xxii. 16 They sought to insnare Christ.
1730 J. Thomson Autumn in Seasons
184 Let These Insnare the wretched in the toils of law.
1749 T. Smollett Regicide
iv. iii. 53 Curse on these faithless Drops Which fall, but to ensnare!
1866 M. W. Freer Regency Anne of Austria
II. 18 Ensnared by her beauty and so egregiously duped.
1876 G. Bancroft Hist. U.S.
II. xxxix. 466 A troop of horse, insnared by a false guide in an ambush among large trees.http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/62697ensnare or insnare
1. to catch or trap in a snare
2. to trap or gain power over (someone) by dishonest or underhand means
Example Sentences Including 'ensnare': IS there no limit to the evil ingenuity of drug pushers trying to ensnare young Queenslanders?
Misc (1998)Instead of jumping about on the little snow shelters and using the baby to ensnare the mother, now it was a straight-out stalk.
Edward Beauclerk Maurice THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Mr Mesereau said: "There is a pattern by (the mother) and her children to ensnare people for money.
NME (New Musical Express) (2005)Or were they evil, daughters of Satan, worshippers at his foul shrine, there to bring the Black Arts to ensnare good Christians?
Barbara Erskine HIDING FROM THE LIGHTPerhaps the Devil had made nakedness, I said, to tempt us and ensnare us.
Clive Barker COLDHEART CANYON (2001)She really doesn't like me at all, thinks that by being Nigel's mistress I was going to somehow ensnare her husband.
Christina Jones TICKLED PINK (2002)They use tricks and wiles to please and ensnare the colonial master.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/e...ensnare
ɪnˈsneə(r) (BE); ɪnˈsner(NAmE)
ensnare somebody/something (formal)
to make somebody/something unable to escape from a difficult situation or from a person who wants to control them
Synonym: trap - young homeless people who become ensnared in a life of crime
- She refused to let him ensnare her with his charm.
- He became ensnared in the complexities of the legal system.http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/def...en·snare
(ĕn-snâr) also in·snare
tr.v. en·snared, en·snar·ing, en·snares also in·snared or in·snar·ing or in·snares
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap. See Synonyms at catch.https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html...
a) (literal) fangen
b)(figurative) [woman] umgarnen
⇒ "his leg became ensnared in the ropes" "sein Bein verfing sich in den Seilen"http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/e...en·snare
[ɪnˈsneəʳ, Am enˈsner] VERB trans liter
to ensnare sb/an animal - jdn/ein Tier fangen
to be ensnared in sth - sich akk
in etw dat
verfangen haben a. fig
to ensnare sb fig
- jdn umgarnen http://de.pons.com/%C3%BCbersetzung?q=ensnare...