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3 letters words from 'rope'


2 letters words from 'rope'

ER 2OE 2
OP 4OR 2
PE 4PO 4
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All 4 letters words made out of rope

rope orpe rpoe proe opre pore roep orep reop erop oerp eorp rpeo preo repo erpo pero epro oper poer oepr eopr peor epor

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Definitions and meaning of rope



  • (UK) enPR: rōp, IPA(key): /ɹəʊp/
  • (US) enPR: rōp, IPA(key): /ɹoʊp/
  • Rhymes: -əʊp

Etymology 1

From Middle English rop, rope, from Old English rāp (rope, cord, cable), from Proto-West Germanic *raip, from Proto-Germanic *raipaz, *raipą (rope, cord, band, ringlet), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁roypnós (strap, band, rope), from *h₁reyp- (to peel off, tear; border, edge, strip).

Alternative forms

  • roap, roape (all obsolete)


rope (countable and uncountable, plural ropes)

  1. (uncountable) Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line.
    Synonyms: twine, line, cord; see also Thesaurus:string
  2. (countable) An individual length of such material.
  3. A cohesive strand of something.
    1. (slang, vulgar) A shot of semen that a man releases during ejaculation.
  4. (dated) A continuous stream.
  5. (baseball) A hard line drive.
  6. (ceramics) A long thin segment of soft clay, either extruded or formed by hand.
  7. (computer science) A data structure resembling a string, using a concatenation tree in which each leaf represents a character.
  8. (military, uncountable) A kind of chaff (material dropped to interfere with radar) consisting of foil strips with paper chutes attached.
  9. (Jainism) A unit of distance equivalent to the distance covered in six months by a god flying at ten million miles per second.
    Synonyms: rajju, infinitude
  10. (jewelry) A necklace of at least 1 meter in length.
  11. (nautical) Cordage of at least 1 inch in diameter, or a length of such cordage.
  12. (archaic) A unit of length equal to 20 feet.
  13. (slang) Rohypnol.
  14. (with "the") Death by hanging.
Derived terms
  • Irish: rópa
  • Tok Pisin: rop
Further reading
  • Rope on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Rope (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

From Middle English ropen, rope (to form ropes), from rop (rope); see above.


rope (third-person singular simple present ropes, present participle roping, simple past and past participle roped)

  1. (transitive) To tie (something) with rope.
    The robber roped the victims.
  2. (transitive) To throw a rope (or something similar, e.g. a lasso, cable, wire, etc.) around (something).
    The cowboy roped the calf.
  3. (intransitive) To climb by means of a rope or ropes.
    • 1984, G. F. Dutton, The Ridiculous Mountains (page 153)
      We roped down to the platform selected for the bivouac; set up our bags and brewed a reasonable meal.
  4. (intransitive) To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread.
  5. (incel slang, intransitive) To commit suicide, particularly by hanging.
    • 2019, anonymous, quoted in Julia Rose DeCook, "Curating the Future: The Sustainability Practices of Online Hate Groups", dissertation submitted to Michigan State University, page 153:
      In figure 71, the poster Brahcel notes that he “almost roped” because he could not find the community []
    • 2020, Joshua A. Segalewitz, "'You Don't Understand... It's Not About Virginity': Sexual Markets, Identity Construction, and Violent Masculinity on an Incel Forum Board", thesis submitted to the University of Dayton, page 36:
      ToxicAlcoholSyndrome explains that his, “dreams are all really depressing and vivid, so… I’m constantly in a bad mood and know in the back of my brain, I need to rope.”
    • 2021, Laura Bates, From Incels to Pickup Artists: The Truth about Extreme Misogyny and How it Affects Us All, unnumbered page:
      Another man wrote that the only reason he hasn't “roped” (incel terminology for death by suicide) is he didn't want to ruin his family's Christmas.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:rope.
    My life is a mess; I might as well rope.
  • (tie with rope): tie, bind, secure
  • (throw a rope around): lasso
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Middle English rop (gut, intestine), from Old English rop, ropp; compare Middle Dutch rop, roppe (fish guts).

The modern pronunciation results from phonological assimilation to Etymology 1.

Alternative forms

  • rop, rap (dialectal)


rope (plural ropes)

  1. (in the plural) The small intestines.


  • Pero, oper, pore, reop, repo




  1. (gaming, slang) Abbreviation of roolipeli (RPG (role-playing game)).


  • Repo, pore, repo

Middle English

Etymology 1



  1. Alternative form of rop (rope)

Etymology 2



  1. Alternative form of ropen (to form ropes)

Etymology 3



  1. Alternative form of ropen (to cry out)

Norwegian Bokmål


From Old Norse hrópa, from Proto-Germanic *hrōpaną.


rope (imperative rop, present tense roper, simple past ropte, past participle ropt)

  1. to shout

Derived terms

  • utrope


  • “rope” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk


rope (imperative rop, present tense ropar or roper, simple past ropa or ropte, past participle ropa or ropt, present participle ropande)

  1. Alternative form of ropa

  • that can be roped.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)