verb (used with object), in·snared, in·snar·ing.

Related formsin·snare·ment, nounin·snar·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for insnare

Historical Examples of insnare

  • She practises all her arts on me, as if I were a new lover, whom she wished to insnare.

    Vassall Morton

    Francis Parkman

  • Then the Pharisees going, consulted among themselves how to insnare him in his speech.

  • This was Tom's plan to insnare me, and during this time he was in the cellar, preparing the dungeon for my reception.

    Seek and Find

    Oliver Optic

British Dictionary definitions for insnare



a less common spelling of ensnare
Derived Formsinsnarement, nouninsnarer, noun
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