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    strap - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strap

    Definition
    (noun) an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position Definition
    (noun) hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it Definition
    (noun) a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
    Synonyms : shoulder strap
    Definition
    (noun) whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging Definition
    (verb) tie with a strap Definition
    (verb) beat severely with a whip or rod
    Synonyms : flog , lash , lather , slash , trounce , welt , whip
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
    Definition
    (verb) sharpen with a strap
    Example Sentence
    • strap a razor
    Definition
    (verb) secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
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