verb (used with object), en·snared, en·snar·ing.
Origin of ensnare
Examples from the Web for ensnare
Instead, cops monitor such sites to ensnare workers and their clients.
In that sense, it's a twofer that could ensnare both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.The Obama Scandals Are Desperate Measures by the GOP|Robert Shrum|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fraud followers will recognize this as a “prime bank” scam, of the type usually used to ensnare Florida retirees.‘Octopus’ Review: Sam Israel, the Ponzi Schemer Who Got Duped|Michael Maiello|June 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are three pathways the Siren uses to ensnare a target.
To him she was nothing but a harlot to be used to ensnare his enemies.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
The woe, the rapture, so ensnare me, That from her gaze I cannot tear me!Faust|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
This made the priests and professors rage, and they stirred up the magistrates to ensnare Friends.George Fox|George Fox
Ay; that's it—too innocent t' conceal her feelin's an' too proud to ensnare you.Harbor Tales Down North|Norman Duncan
Why, surely you do not suppose you are going to ensnare that noblest of all game—a lover, to wit—in so artless a fashion?The Memorabilia|Xenophon