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strap

strap

 
pronunciation:
straep
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, flat strip of material used to fasten or hold objects together or in position. Straps often have a buckle at one end.
 
definition 2: such an object tied in a loop and used to hold, grasp, pull, or lift.
Tighten the shoulder strap on your backpack.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: strapped, strapping, straps
definition: to fasten together or in place with a strap or straps.
I will strap the bags to the top of the car.
synonyms:
lash
similar words:
band, bind, fasten, secure, tie