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Synonyms for hook

Synonyms for (noun) hook

Synonyms: hook, hook shot Definition: a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Similar words: basketball shot Definition: throwing the basketball toward the hoop Usage: his shot hit the rim and bounced out

Synonyms: hook Definition: a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

Similar words: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose

Synonyms: draw, hook, hooking Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer Usage: he took lessons to cure his hooking

Similar words: swing, golf shot, golf stroke Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it

Synonyms: hook Definition: a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Similar words: implement Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

Synonyms: hook, claw Definition: a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Similar words: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: hook Definition: a catch for locking a door

Similar words: catch Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

Synonyms: lure, bait, come-on, sweetener, hook Definition: anything that serves as an enticement

Similar words: temptation, enticement Definition: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

Synonyms: crotchet, hook Definition: a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Similar words: curve, curved shape Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Synonyms for (verb) hook

Synonyms: solicit, hook, accost Definition: approach with an offer of sexual favors Usage: he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Similar words: offer Definition: make available or accessible, provide or furnish Usage: The conference center offers a health spa; The hotel offers private meeting rooms

Synonyms: hook, snare Definition: entice and trap Usage: The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Similar words: lure, tempt, entice Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion Usage: He lured me into temptation

Synonyms: hook Definition: secure with the foot Usage: hook the ball

Similar words: play Definition: shoot or hit in a particular manner Usage: She played a good backhand last night

Synonyms: hook, addict Definition: to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

Similar words: habituate, accustom Definition: make psychologically or physically used (to something) Usage: She became habituated to the background music

Synonyms: hook Definition: fasten with a hook

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: hook Definition: catch with a hook Usage: hook a fish

Similar words: catch, take hold of, grab Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of Usage: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!

Synonyms: hook Definition: hit with a hook Usage: His opponent hooked him badly

Similar words: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: hook Definition: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: crochet, hook Definition: make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle Usage: She sat there crocheting all day

Similar words: loop, intertwine Definition: make a loop in Usage: loop a rope

Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift Definition: make off with belongings of others

Similar words: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money

Synonyms: thieve, hook, glom, cop, snitch, knock off Definition: take by theft Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!

Similar words: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation