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See definition of lassoing on Dictionary.com
  • as innet
  • as incatch
  • as inhook

synonyms for lassoing

  • bag
  • catch
  • enmesh
  • ensnare
  • entangle
  • hook
  • lasso
  • nab
  • trap
  • arrest
  • capture
  • grab
  • pick
  • seize
  • snag
  • snare
  • take
  • trap
  • bag
  • bust
  • clasp
  • claw
  • clench
  • clutch
  • collar
  • cop
  • corral
  • entangle
  • entrap
  • glom
  • glove
  • grasp
  • grip
  • hook
  • lasso
  • nab
  • nail
  • net
  • pluck
  • prehend
  • secure
  • snatch
  • get one's fingers on
  • lay hold of
  • pounce on
  • take hold of

antonyms for lassoing

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • offer
  • reject
  • release
  • loose
  • loosen
  • unfasten
  • let off
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How to use lassoing in a sentence

The snake wasn’t truly making itself into a lasso, since there was nothing pulling on the end of its body, Jayne acknowledges.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Studying lasso locomotion, he says, could perhaps improve future versions of these robots.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It turned out that the cowboys had been arrested for lassoing a Norwegian homesteader who had cut their wire.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
O my friend, I assure you there are many famous sports with not half the fun in them that there is in lassoing an iceberg!
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
This steeple-lassoing exploit was one of the things I certainly would not attempt—would not and could not.
CAREERS OF DANGER AND DARINGCLEVELAND MOFFETT
By the time she was fourteen, Jacqueline Ralston, who was her father's shadow, knew the trick of lassoing.
THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
Then he began lassoing fence posts, tree stumps, and even occasionally his sister Jean.
TICKTOCK AND JIMKEITH ROBERTSON
Together we spent long days lassoing—or rather snaring—the feet of these horses and subduing them to the halter.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
After making the animal fast, he went carefully after the others and succeeded in lassoing them.
THE LAND OF THE LONG NIGHTPAUL DU CHAILLU
An American inventor has devised a scheme for lassoing enemy submarines.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 159, NOVEMBER 10, 1920VARIOUS
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