Etymology
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entrap (v.)

"to catch, as in a trap," 1530s, intrappe, from Old French entraper "trap, catch in a trap;" see en- (1) + trap (n.). Related: Entrapped; entrapping.

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Definitions of entrap

entrap (v.)
take or catch as if in a snare or trap;
Synonyms: ensnare / frame / set up
entrap (v.)
catch in or as if in a trap;
Synonyms: trap / snare / ensnare / trammel
From wordnet.princeton.edu