Rope, v. t. 1. To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods. Hence: --
2. To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.
3. To partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or exclude something; as, to
or rope off, a plot of ground; to
rope out a crowd.
4. To lasso (a steer, horse).
5. To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to
rope in customers or voters.
6. To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.
[Racing Slang, Eng.]
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