Definition of 'rope'
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They used ladders and rope to free her. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The remainder used a rope thrown down the bank to haul themselves up. The Sun (2017)Use this bright skipping rope for toning and improving cardio fitness. The Sun (2016)No other kind of skipping rope works. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He will be dangerous given any rope. The Sun (2016)The rope used was extremely robust and had been tied to the tow bar attachment, he added. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I can think of no better day for her to be given enough rope to hang herself. The Sun (2016)The men used a rope thought to have been made from sheets to drop down the 20ft wall and flee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What mattered to him was the here and now, and if that meant money for old rope, so much the better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There seems to be a narrow rope bridge leading from my chair to my desk. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)They used slings of rope to lower us from one strong set of arms to another. Anti-Ice (1993)All the prisoners are locked together on a length of wire rope. The Sun (2010)They had velvet ropes and attendants to keep us waiting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She got caught wide last time in a race where the winner was given too much rope. The Sun (2011)This is an argument that carries with it enough rope to hang itself. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She handed me a skipping rope and off we went. The Sun (2016)Above that the hoist ropes become too heavy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You cling to a cliff face longer without ropes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two strands of yarn interwoven to make one rope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This really was money for old rope. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We had utter confidence in the security of the rope he had fastened for us. Christianity Today (2000)Tie them together using string rope or rags. The Sun (2014)This deal allows them to learn the ropes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rescuers used ropes to get close to the man before he was hauled into their dinghy. The Sun (2014)Then attach yourself and stride past the velvet rope in conversation with somebody. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Give him rope about the less important things. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All you need is a skipping rope. The Sun (2008)These had iron frames, iron ribs and rope twisted round the iron stays. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)You can explore treetops on rope bridges, jungle walkways and platforms. The Sun (2011)Victims have their elbows and feet tied tightly together behind their backs, often with wire or plastic rope that makes their limbs bleed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another fine joke involves a thick rope, while there's an extended and literal running gag that transforms one circular sprinter into a misplaced couch potato. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'rope'
British English: rope /rəʊp/ NOUN
A rope is a very thick cord, made by twisting together several thinner cords.
He tied the rope around his waist.
- American English: rope
- Arabic: حَبْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: corda
- Chinese: 绳
- Croatian: konop
- Czech: provaz
- Danish: reb
- Dutch: touw
- European Spanish: cuerda
- Finnish: köysi
- French: corde
- German: Seil
- Greek: σκοινί
- Italian: corda
- Japanese: ロープ
- Korean: 밧줄
- Norwegian: tau
- Polish: sznur
- European Portuguese: corda
- Romanian: frânghie
- Russian: веревка
- Spanish: cuerda
- Swedish: rep
- Thai: เชือก
- Turkish: ip
- Ukrainian: мотузка
- Vietnamese: dây chão
British English: rope VERB
If you rope one thing to another, you tie the two things together with a rope.
I roped myself to the chimney.
Definition of rope from the Collins English Dictionary
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