rope off

rope off
Synonyms and related words:
bound, circle in, circumscribe, cordon, cordon off, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, determine, enclose, fix, isolate, lay off, mark boundaries, mark off, mark out, mark the periphery, quarantine, seal off, seclude, segregate, separate, set the limit, specify, stake out, surround

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  • rope off — index demarcate, isolate, seclude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rope off — verb divide by means of a rope The police roped off the area where the crime occurred • Syn: ↑rope in, ↑cordon off • Hypernyms: ↑enclose, ↑close in, ↑inclose, ↑shut in …   Useful english dictionary

  • rope off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms rope off : present tense I/you/we/they rope off he/she/it ropes off present participle roping off past tense roped off past participle roped off to enclose an area using ropes, usually because of danger The… …   English dictionary

  • rope off — PHRASAL VERB If you rope off an area, you tie ropes between posts all around its edges so that people cannot enter it without permission. [V P n (not pron)] You should rope off a big field and sell tickets. [V ed P] ...a large roped off area.… …   English dictionary

  • rope off — {v. phr.} To divide into sections by use of a rope. * /The police roped off the section of the street where the president was expected to jog./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rope off — {v. phr.} To divide into sections by use of a rope. * /The police roped off the section of the street where the president was expected to jog./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rope\ off — v. phr. To divide into sections by use of a rope. The police roped off the section of the street where the president was expected to jog …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Rope — Rope, v. t. 1. To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods. Hence: [1913 Webster] 2. To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope. [1913 Webster] 3. To partition, separate, or divide off …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rope — rope1 W3S3 [rəup US roup] n [: Old English; Origin: rap] 1.) [U and C] very strong thick string, made by twisting together many thinner strings ▪ They tied a rope around my waist and pulled me up. ▪ The man was coiling a length of rope. 2.) the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rope in — verb 1. divide by means of a rope The police roped off the area where the crime occurred • Syn: ↑rope off, ↑cordon off • Hypernyms: ↑enclose, ↑close in, ↑inclose, ↑shut in …   Useful english dictionary

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