A device for catching small animals and birds, usually with a rope or wire that tightens around the animal. (Cambridge Dictionary)
A trick or situation that deceives you or involves you in some problem that you do not know about. (Cambridge Dictionary)
A contrivance often consisting of a noose for entangling birds or mammals. (Merriam – Webster)
Trap, Gin. (Merriam – Webster)
Something by which one is entangled, involved in difficulties, or impeded. (Merriam – Webster)
Something deceptively attractive. (Merriam – Webster)
A snare is a trap for catching birds or small animals. It consists of a loop of wire or rope which pulls tight around the animal. (Collins Dictionary)
If you describe a situation as a snare, you mean that it is a trap from which it is difficult to escape. (Collins Dictionary)
If someone snares an animal, they catch it using a snare. (Collins Dictionary)
Proper Use of Snares for Capturing Furbearers.
Primitive Snare System For Survival Trapping – How To Make Survival Traps For Big Wild Animals.