Crossword Clue & Answers
6 April 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Speedy
We found 18 answers for the crossword clue 'Ensnare', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Speedy.
We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.
We have given Ensnare a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Ensnare as an answer itself some 64 times.
Ensnare is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Speedy' on Sunday, 04 April 2021 with the answer being TRAP, we also found TRAP to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- The Guardian Speedy - 4 Apr 2021
- Irish Times Simplex Crossword - 28 Jan 2021
- Irish Independent - Simple - 30 Dec 2020
- The Daily Mail Quick - 8 Dec 2020
- Irish Independent - Simple - 30 Nov 2020
- The Sun Cryptic - 14 Oct 2020
- The Mirror Quick - 26 Sep 2020
- USA Today - 12 Sep 2020
- The Daily Mail Quick - 23 Sep 2019
- The Daily Mail Quick - 27 Jan 2019
Definitions and usage
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Ensnare', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Ensnare' and give you a hint.
- Catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
- Take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
A sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
Contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
A restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
One of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
Equipment designed to serve a specific function
A small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
Entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
Catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
Mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
An adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
Entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
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