Roping



noun
1.
a strong, thick line or cord, commonly one composed of twisted or braided strands of hemp, flax, or the like, or of wire or other material.
2.
a lasso.
3.
ropes.

the cords used to enclose a prize ring or other space.
Informal. the operations of a business or the details of any undertaking:
The new employee didn’t take long to learn the ropes.

4.
a hangman’s noose, halter, or cord.
5.
the sentence or punishment of death by hanging.
6.
a quantity of material or a number of things twisted or strung together in the form of a cord:
a rope of tobacco.
7.
a stringy, viscid, or glutinous formation in a liquid:
ropes of slime.
verb (used with object), roped, roping.
8.
to tie, bind, or fasten with a rope.
9.
to enclose, partition, or mark off with a rope or ropes (often followed by off).
10.
to catch with a lasso; lasso.
11.
Nautical. to reinforce (a sail or awning) with a boltrope.
verb (used without object), roped, roping.
12.
to be drawn out into a filament of thread; become ropy.
Verb phrases
13.
rope in, Informal. to lure or entice, especially by employing deception:
The swindler had roped in a number of gullible persons.
Idioms
14.
at the end of one’s rope, at the end of one’s endurance or means; at the limit:
With all her savings gone and bills piling up, she was at the end of her rope.
15.
give someone enough rope, to allow a person complete freedom to continue his or her misdeeds in hope that retribution will follow.
16.
on the ropes,

Boxing. in a defenseless position, as leaning against the ropes to keep from falling.
Informal. in a desperate or hopeless position; close to defeat or failure:
By repeatedly undercutting his prices, his competitors soon had him on the ropes.

noun
1.

a fairly thick cord made of twisted and intertwined hemp or other fibres or of wire or other strong material
(as modifier): a rope bridge, a rope ladder

2.
a row of objects fastened or united to form a line: a rope of pearls, a rope of onions
3.
a quantity of material twisted or wound in the form of a cord
4.
anything in the form of a filament or strand, esp something viscous or glutinous: a rope of slime
5.
the rope

a rope, noose, or halter used for hanging
death by hanging, strangling, etc

6.
give someone enough rope to hang himself, to allow someone to accomplish his own downfall by his own foolish acts
7.
know the ropes

to have a thorough understanding of a particular sphere of activity
to be experienced in the ways of the world

8.
on the ropes

(boxing) driven against the ropes enclosing the ring by an opponent’s attack
in a defenceless or hopeless position

verb
9.
(transitive) to bind or fasten with or as if with a rope
10.
(transitive) usually foll by off. to enclose or divide by means of a rope
11.
(intransitive) to become extended in a long filament or thread
12.
(mountaineering) when intr, foll by up. to tie (climbers) together with a rope
rope

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Ropinirole

    noun, Pharmacology. 1. a dopamine agonist used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Ropy

    adjective, ropier, ropiest. 1. resembling a rope or ropes: ropy muscles. 2. forming viscid or glutinous threads, as a liquid. ropy



  • Roque

    noun 1. a form of croquet played on a clay or hard-surface court surrounded by a low wall off which the balls may be played. noun 1. (US) a game developed from croquet, played on a hard surface with a resilient surrounding border from which the ball can rebound

  • Roquefort

    Trademark. 1. a strongly flavored cheese, veined with mold, made of sheep’s milk and ripened in caves at Roquefort, a town in S France. noun 1. a blue-veined cheese with a strong flavour, made from ewes’ milk: matured in caves



Disclaimer: Roping definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.