Definition Of entrap
catch (someone or something) in or as in a trap.
she was entrapped by family expectations
Example Of entrap
A lot of citizens are unhappy that their tax dollars are being spent on stings to entrap them, but the police retort that this is a bigger safety problem than you might realize.
A national newspaper has been running a series of articles highlighting instances of speed camera vehicles parked in illegal places to entrap drivers.
As more and more responsible drivers are entrapped by inappropriately low limits and hidden cameras the stigma attached to speeding diminishes.
‘Advertising false psuedo-medical procedures to entrap consumers is not tolerated,’ the Minister said.
But for those who are entrapped within it - much as they have once been entrapped within nation-states - digital diaspora is the place of no-return.