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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·trap /ɪnˈtræp, ɛn-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·trap v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entrapped p. pr. & vb. n. Entrapping.]  To catch in a trap; to insnare; hence, to catch, as in a trap, by artifices; to involve in difficulties or distresses; to catch or involve in contradictions; as, to be entrapped by the devices of evil men.
    A golden mesh, to entrap the hearts of men.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To insnare; inveigle; tangle; decoy; entangle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!";
           "The innocent man was framed by the police" [syn: ensnare,
            frame, set up]
      2: catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes" [syn: trap,
          snare, ensnare, trammel]
      [also: entrapping, entrapped]