(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. rope, lasso, line, riata, rawhide, cable, catgut. See filament.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. lasso, tether, riata, reata; see rope .

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  • Lariat — Lar i*at (l[a^]r [i^]*[a^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lariated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lariating}.] To secure with a lariat fastened to a stake, as a horse or mule for grazing; also, to lasso or catch with a lariat. [Western U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lariat — can refer to:*a Lasso *lariat wrestling move *A genetic structure in Splicing (genetics) *A semi luxury trim package for the Ford F series …   Wikipedia

  • lariat — ☆ lariat [lar′ē ət ] n. [Sp la reata < la, the + reata, a rope < reatar, to tie (horses) in single file, orig., retie < re , RE + atar, to tie < L aptare < aptus: see APT1] 1. a rope used for tethering grazing horses, etc. 2. LASSO …   English World dictionary

  • Lariat — Lar i*at (l[a^]r [i^]*[a^]t), n. [Sp. la reata the rope; la the + reata rope. Cf. {Reata}.] A long, slender rope made of hemp or strips of hide, esp. one with a noose; used as a lasso for catching cattle, horses, etc., and for picketing a horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lariat — lariat. См. лассо. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • lariat — 1832, Amer.Eng., from Sp. la reata the rope, from reatar to tie against, from re back + atar to tie, from L. aptare to join (see ADAPT (Cf. adapt)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lariat — ► NOUN ▪ a rope used as a lasso or for tethering. ORIGIN from Spanish la reata, from la the and reatar tie again …   English terms dictionary

  • Lariat — Liste d attaques au catch Voici une liste des attaques au catch[1]. Sommaire 1 Chops 1.1 Backhand chop 1.2 Forehand chop …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lariat — noun Etymology: American Spanish la reata the lasso, from Spanish la the + American Spanish reata lasso, from Spanish reatar to tie again, from re + atar to tie, from Latin aptare to fit more at adapt Date: 1832 a long light rope (as of hemp or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lariat — /lar ee euht/, n. 1. a long, noosed rope used to catch horses, cattle, or other livestock; lasso. 2. a rope used to picket grazing animals. [1825 35; < Sp la reata the RIATA] * * * …   Universalium

  • lariat — noun /ˈlærɪət/ a lasso …   Wiktionary

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