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Definitions of rope:

part of speech: noun

A thick twisted cord.

part of speech: verb

To draw out or extend into a string or thread by means of a glutinous or adhesive quality.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To extend into a thread, as by a glutinous quality.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: noun

A thick, stout cord made of several strands of hemp, cotton. Flax, etc., twisted together; a collection of things braided or twined together in a line or string; as, a rope of pearls; any glutinous or slimy thread formed in a liquid.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb transitive

To fasten, bind, or tie with a rope; to divide off, by means of a rope; as, to rope off a plot of ground; colloquially, to lasso, or draw in by means of a noose, as a steer.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become drawn out into threads; as, the jelly ropes.

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