verb (used with object), en·trapped, en·trap·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM entrapen·trap·per, nounen·trap·ping·ly, adverbun·en·trapped, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for entrap
The “Sunday Mirror” says it was in the ‘public interest’ to entrap a Conservative MP in an elaborate sex sting.U.K. Tabloid Absurdly Claims ‘Public Interest’ Served in Politician’s Sex Sting|Lizzie Crocker|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the 1st of May, they eat their last morsel of meat, relying henceforth on what they might entrap or kill.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland
All night, I lay awake, stretching conscience with doubtful plans to entrap the knave.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
One was good enough to entrap the others, so that you will have no trouble in securing them.Negro Tales|Joseph Seamon Cotter