strap

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /stræp/

Noun[change]

Singular
strap

Plural
straps

  1. (countable) A strap is a long and narrow strip of either leather or cloth usually used to tie things together.
    Since we had no strings, we had to use the red strap to tie our tent.

Verb[change]

Plain form
strap

Third-person singular
straps

Past tense
strapped

Past participle
strapped

Present participle
strapping

  1. (transitive) When you strap something, you use a strap to tie around an object and fasten it.
    I strapped the loose strap around my bag.