rope/ roʊp /

a strong, thick line or cord, commonly one composed of twisted or braided strands of hemp, flax, or the like, or of wire or other material.
a lasso.
the cords used to enclose a prize ring or other space.
Informal. the operations of a business or the details of any undertaking:
The new employee didn’t take long to learn the ropes.

verb (used with object), roped, rop·ing.
to tie, bind, or fasten with a rope.
to enclose, partition, or mark off with a rope or ropes (often followed by off).

verb (used without object), roped, rop·ing.
to be drawn out into a filament of thread; become ropy.

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