entrapping entrapping


  1. (v) take or catch as if in a snare or trap
  2. (v) catch in or as if in a trap



  1. Frustrated in their hopes of entrapping the entire force, the Israelis quickly pulled out, but had to fight their way back to Israeli territory.
  2. A top Democratic donor is accused of entrapping his brother-in-law and sending his sister the tape.
  3. This is his own stress test of the popular Fourth Estate-- entrapping it to see if it can carry the weight of real news when newspapers die.


  • Car into tree traps 4 including a 3 year-old

    Four entrapped occupants of a vehicle into a tree have been transported to the Atrium Medical Center in Middletown. Just after 12:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, emergency crews from Franklin responded to a reported crash at 5846 South Dixie Highway. Upon arrival, crews located one of the crash vehicles into a tree, entrapping three adults and a 3 year old child. Crews worked for over 30 minutes ...
    on August 1, 2013     Source: WHIO-TV 7 Dayton


  1. Such spy techniques "are more appropriate for trapping terrorists than entrapping johns," Dershowitz wrote, suggesting the sting was politically motivated.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Alan Dershowitz Source: AFP

  2. "Israel is working on entrapping our country," Siniora told reporters after Friday prayers. "As long as the Palestinians remain united, we are capable of convincing the Muslim and Western worlds of our cause."
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Fuad Saniora Source: Daily Star - Lebanon

  3. "It is absolutely irresponsible to address a quota buyout for tobacco farmers, as this conference report does, while ignoring the urgent need for FDA authority to prevent cigarette companies from entrapping our kids," Kennedy said during floor...
    on Oct 10, 2004 By: Edward Kennedy Source: Bloomberg

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