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strap

 
Noun strap has 4 senses
  1. strap - an elongated leather strip (or or strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
    --1 is a kind of
    leather strip
    --1 is a part of baggage, luggage
    --1 has particulars:
     bootstrap; cheekpiece; chin strap; crupper; rein; strop
    Derived forms: verb strap4, verb strap1
  2. strap - hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it
    --2 is a kind of
    hanger
  3. strap, shoulder strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
    --3 is a kind of band
    --3 is a part of
     brace, suspender, gallus; brassiere, bra, bandeau; chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddies, teddy; golf bag
  4. strap - whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
    --4 is a kind of
    whip
    --4 has particulars: tawse
    Derived form: verb strap2
Verb strap has 4 senses
  1. strap - tie with a strap
    --1 is one way to
    tie, bind
    Antonyms: unstrap
    Derived form: noun strap1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
    --2 is one way to beat, beat up, work over
    Derived form: noun strap4
    Sample sentence:
    They want to strap the prisoners
  3. strap - sharpen with a strap; "strap a razor"
    --3 is one way to
    sharpen
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. strap - secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
    --4 is one way to
    fasten, fix, secure
    Derived form: noun strap1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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