Associations to the word «Rope»

Wiktionary

ROPE, noun. (uncountable) Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line.
ROPE, noun. (countable) An individual length of such material.
ROPE, noun. A cohesive strand of something.
ROPE, noun. (dated) A continuous stream.
ROPE, noun. (baseball) A hard line drive.
ROPE, noun. (ceramics) A long thin segment of soft clay, either extruded or formed by hand.
ROPE, noun. (computer science) A data structure resembling a string, using a concatenation tree in which each leaf represents a character.
ROPE, noun. (Jainism) A unit of distance equivalent to the distance covered in six months by a god flying at ten million miles per second.
ROPE, noun. (jewelry) A necklace of at least 1 meter in length.
ROPE, noun. (nautical) Cordage of at least 1 inch in diameter, or a length of such cordage.
ROPE, noun. (archaic) A unit of length equal to 20 feet.
ROPE, noun. (slang) Flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol.
ROPE, noun. (in the plural) The small intestines.
ROPE, verb. (transitive) To tie (something) with something.
ROPE, verb. (transitive) To throw a rope around (something).
ROPE, verb. (intransitive) To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread.
ROPE BRIDGE, noun. A bridge constructed chiefly of rope.
ROPE DART, noun. A weapon which originated in ancient Asia and consists of a long rope with a metal dart at the end, used to attack long-range targets repeatedly.
ROPE IN, verb. (transitive) To cause (someone) to become involved in something they are reluctant to do.
ROPE LADDER, noun. A flexible ladder, constructed of rope, often with wooden rungs, suspended from the top
ROPE LADDERS, noun. Plural of rope ladder
ROPE OF SAND, noun. Something of no cohesion or fiber; a feeble union or tie; something not to be relied upon.
ROPE OFF, verb. (transitive) To enclose by ropes; to cordon off
ROPE PUMP, noun. A pump in which a rapidly running endless rope raises water by the momentum communicated to the water by its adhesion to the rope.
ROPE UP, verb. (transitive) to tie up using a rope.
ROPE UP, verb. (intransitive) to attach oneself to a rope
ROPE YARN, noun. Yarn or thread, composing the strands of a rope.
ROPE YARN, noun. A yarn of fibers, twisted up loosely and right-handedly.

Dictionary definition

ROPE, noun. A strong line.
ROPE, noun. Street names for flunitrazepan.
ROPE, verb. Catch with a lasso; "rope cows".
ROPE, verb. Fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras