1 belt, leash, thong, tie
2 bind, buckle, fasten, lash, secure, tie, truss
3 beat, belt (informal) flog, lash, scourge, whip
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strap ( straps plural & 3rd person present) ( strapping present participle) ( strapped past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A strap is a narrow piece of leather, cloth, or other material. Straps are used to carry things, fasten things together, or to hold a piece of clothing in place.
Nancy gripped the strap of her beach bag..., She pulled the strap of her nightgown onto her shoulder..., I undid my watch strap.
2 verb If you strap something somewhere, you fasten it there with a strap. Strapping the skis on the roof, we boarded the hovercraft in Dover... V n prep Through the basement window I saw him strap on his pink cycling helmet... V n with on/in/down
shoulder strap ( shoulder straps plural )
1 n-count The shoulder straps on a piece of clothing such as a dress are two narrow straps that go over the shoulders.
2 n-count A shoulder strap on a bag is a long strap that you put over your shoulder to carry the bag.
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