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Synonyms of entrap in English:


  • 1 discarded fishing lines can entrap wildlife
    trap, snare, ensnare, entangle, enmesh;
    [Antonyms] release
  • 2 his client had been entrapped by an undercover police officer
    entice, lure, tempt, inveigle;
    bait, decoy, lay a trap for, trap;
    trick, deceive, dupe, gull, hoodwink, delude
    informal set up, frame
    British informal fit up
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