transitive verb-·snared′, -·snar′ing
transitive verben·snared, en·snar·ing, en·snares, also in·snared or in·snar·ing or in·snares
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap. See Synonyms at catch .
(third-person singular simple present ensnares, present participle ensnaring, simple past and past participle ensnared)
From en- + snare.
- You can set little traps that ensnare your enemies which makes taking them out easier so you don't waste ammo.
- Her voice, so soft it skimmed his skin, threatened to ensnare him.
- Though his blood didn't ensnare her as Damian's did, it tasted familiar.
- In defiance of promises to the British government, orders were transmitted from Constantinople to Husain Pasha, the Turkish high admiral, to ensnare and put to death the principal beys.
- In his belief that he could ensnare the courts of London and St Petersburg into separate and proportionately disadvantageous treaties, he overreached himself.