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See definition of ropes on Dictionary.com
  • as inauthority
  • as incontrol
  • as indealings
  • as inform
  • as ininfluence
  • as inleverage
  • as insay-so

synonyms for ropes

  • force
  • government
  • jurisdiction
  • rule
  • ascendancy
  • authorization
  • beef
  • charge
  • clout
  • command
  • credit
  • domination
  • dominion
  • edge
  • esteem
  • goods
  • guts
  • influence
  • juice
  • jump
  • license
  • mastery
  • might
  • permission
  • permit
  • pizazz
  • pow
  • powerhouse
  • prerogative
  • prestige
  • punch
  • right
  • say
  • say-so
  • steam
  • strength
  • stuff
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • warrant
  • weight
  • word
  • leg up
  • might and main
  • strong arm
  • upper hand
  • what it takes
  • whip hand
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antonyms for ropes

MOST RELEVANT
  • breach
  • break
  • disadvantage
  • inferiority
  • lack
  • lethargy
  • powerlessness
  • prohibition
  • subordination
  • weakness
  • chaos
  • disorganization
  • freedom
  • lawlessness
  • mismanagement
  • neglect
  • advantage
  • inability
  • weakness
  • helplessness
  • powerlessness
  • relinquishment
  • renouncement
    • lawlessness
    • bad manners
    • impropriety
    • disarrangement
    • disorganization
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    How to use ropes in a sentence

    Below the round thing hung a square basket, with many ropes, and other things, fast to it.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    When the sailors are employed in shifting the sails, great care must be taken to avoid injury by the falling of any of the ropes.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    I need fourteen wire ropes, all pulling in different directions, to hold me steady.
    KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
    I have a big scheme on hand, and want to be on the field proper to pull the ropes and handle the ribbons.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Some years ago I injured the third and fourth fingers of both my hands with the ropes passing through them.
    THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
    He describes ladders of ropes, with wooden steps, and iron hooks to grip the wall top.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    Isabel made a wild clutch at the tiller ropes, and brought the boat back into the channel.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    A gentle breath from heaven makes the basket decline a little and the ropes creak against the hardwood clinch blocks.
    THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
    Most persons have seen a ship, and know the way in which the yards are moved, and the sails squared by means of ropes and pulleys.
    GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
    Fortunately he caught the ladder, and remained swinging and making vain efforts to hook his leg round one of the ropes.
    THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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