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See definition of trapping on Dictionary.com
  • as incapture
  • as indeceit
  • as inhunting

synonyms for trapping

  • abduction
  • apprehension
  • arrest
  • confiscation
  • imprisonment
  • occupation
  • seizure
  • taking
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • drop
  • ensnaring
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hook
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • pinch
  • pull
  • securing
  • seizing
  • snatching
  • sweep
  • trip
  • winning
  • hit the jackpot
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • pick up
  • run-in
  • taking captive
  • taking into custody

antonyms for trapping

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  • letting go
  • release
  • rise
  • freeing
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    How to use trapping in a sentence

    They would pick them up and hold them in their hands and would then make believe they were Cave-men trapping reindeer in the snow.
    THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
    It was apparent that he had a mission more important than reciting the details of herding and trapping.
    DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
    This was Charley's first trapping expedition in a real wilderness!
    LEFT ON THE LABRADORDILLON WALLACE
    In fact, my dear, this will be the only means of trapping the person.
    GRACE HARLOWE'S PLEBE YEAR AT HIGH SCHOOLJESSIE GRAHAM FLOWER
    It may be a better way of trapping a chap, if he hasn't got clean away by now.
    QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
    After this Cornwallis gave up hopes of trapping "that boy," as he called Lafayette, and fortified himself at Yorktown.
    REVOLUTIONARY READERSOPHIE LEE FOSTER
    Bige saw great possibilities in the fur crop when the hunting should be over, and trapping begin.
    MUSKRAT CITYHENRY ABBOTT
    New trails have opened up new and hitherto inaccessible country, where fishing, hunting, and trapping are ideal.
    OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
    When fully rested, they proceeded to the San Joaquin river down which they began trapping.
    THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
    The employer set about raising a party strong enough to return to the trapping grounds, chastise the hostiles and resume business.
    THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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