Should Mr. Greenberg snare a major settlement without A.I.G., the company could face additional lawsuits from other shareholders.
Some Republicans are hoping to snare at least one of these states.
Brown had an agenda for his late-night visit to our room: to snare a meeting with Fidel.
Al Qaeda proudly said its goal was to snare America into “the final trap.”
He will work with as much zeal to snare a mousy girl as to seduce a beauty queen.
In the transgression of the lips is a snare to an evil man: but the righteous shall come out of trouble.
You are, indeed, fortunate in having escaped from the snare he laid for you.
He helped the tiger from the snare, and it said, If ever thou needest aid, call and I will come to thee.
And when he saw I was not to be led, he endeavoured to drive me into the snare.
It is God who executes judgment, and who "snareth the wicked," though it be "the work of his own hands" which weaves the snare.
"noose for catching animals," late Old English, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse snara "noose, snare," related to soenri "twisted rope," from Proto-Germanic *snarkho (cf. Middle Dutch snare, Dutch snaar, Old High German snare, German Schnur "noose, cord," Old English snear "a string, cord"). Figuratively from c.1300.
"string across a drum," 1680s, probably from Dutch snaar "string," from same source as snare (n.1). From 1938 as short for snare-drum (1873).
late 14c., "to ensnare," from snare (n.1). Related: Snared; snaring.
A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.
The expression (Amos 3:5), "Shall one take up a snare from the earth?" etc. (Authorized Version), ought to be, as in the Revised Version, "Shall a snare spring up from the ground?" etc. (See GIN.)