The definition of a snare is a tool for trapping something or a type of drum.(noun)
To snare is defined as to catch or trap something.(verb)
An example of to snare is to catch a fish.
See snare in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE sneare < ON snara, akin to OHG snarha < IE *(s)nerk- < base *(s)ner-, to twist: see narcotic
See snare in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English snearu
Origin: and from Old Norse snara.
Origin: Probably from Dutch snaar, string
Origin: , from Middle Dutch snāre.
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