hook

hook
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. curvature, crook, bend; gaff. —v. t. catch, fasten; curve, bend; link, join. See connection, pendency.
II
(Roget's IV) I n.
1. [An implement for snagging]
Syn. lock, catch, clasp, latch; see fastener .
2. [A curved implement for cutting]
Syn. sickle, bill, billhook, machete, adze, scythe; see also tool 1 .
v.
1. [To curve in the shape of a hook]
Syn. angle, crook, curve; see arch 1 .
2. [To catch on a hook]
Syn. pin, catch, secure; see fasten 1 .
3. [*To attain one's end by trickery]
Syn. cheat, defraud, dupe; see deceive
. II modif.
Syn. whole, entire, entirely, gullibly; see completely .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. grapple grapnel, crook, catch, hasp.
2. bend crook, dogleg, curve, angle, loop, arc, hairpin turn.
II
v.
hitch, catch, gaff, grab, seize, snag, secure, fasten, couple.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun A device for fastening or for checking motion: catch, clasp, fastener. See MOVE. II verb Slang. To take (another's property) without permission: filch, pilfer, purloin, snatch, steal, thieve. Informal: lift, swipe. Slang: cop, heist, nip1, pinch, rip off, snitch. Idiom: make (or walk) off with. See CRIMES, GIVE.

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