Definition of Rope in

1. Verb. Divide by means of a rope. "The police roped off the area where the crime occurred"

Exact synonyms: Cordon Off, Rope Off
Generic synonyms: Close In, Enclose, Inclose, Shut In



2. Verb. Draw in as if with a rope; lure. "The agent had roped in several customers"
Generic synonyms: Persuade

Definition of Rope in

1. Verb. (transitive) To cause (someone) to become involved in something they are reluctant to do. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope In

ropalic
ropalocytosis
rope
rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope
rope-a-dopes
rope-maker
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in (current term)
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer
ropedancers

Literary usage of Rope in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"The negligence alleged against defendant on the facts in evidence was in not having any proper fastening to hold the short rope In or on the large hook at ..."

2. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"... because in passing around the terminal wheels the effects of flexure are in proportion to the diameter of the rope. In our practice the diameter of the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The fixed rope, in which the carriers are drawn along and moving with it, ... The single fixed rope, in which one carrier, "ha n ging from a hang from a ..."

4. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"... the diameter of the sheaves in inches, and d = the diameter of the rope in ... the modulus of elasticity of steel, a = the area of the rope in sq. in., ..."

5. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"... and d = the diameter of the rope in inches. The area of the steel in a round hoisting rope is approximately о = 0.4^*, and the total bending stress in a ..."

6. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"... and d = the diameter of the rope in inches. The area of the steel in a round hoisting rope is approximately a = 0.4^*, and the total bending stress in a ..."

7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"Whether he steeped the rope—that is, dipped the bight of the rope in water—the first time I spoke, or the last time, I don't remember. ..."

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