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Definition of Strap


  1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like; specifically, a strip of thick leather used in flogging.
  2. Something made of such a strip, or of a part of one, or a combination of two or more for a particular use; as, a boot strap, shawl strap, stirrup strap.
  3. A piece of leather, or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for sharpening a razor; a strop.
  4. A narrow strip of anything, as of iron or brass.
  5. A band, plate, or loop of metal for clasping and holding timbers or parts of a machine.
  6. A piece of rope or metal passing around a block and used for fastening it to anything.
  7. The flat part of the corolla in ligulate florets, as those of the white circle in the daisy.
  8. The leaf, exclusive of its sheath, in some grasses.
  9. A shoulder strap. See under Shoulder.
  10. To beat or chastise with a strap.
  11. To fasten or bind with a strap.
  12. To sharpen by rubbing on a strap, or strop; as, to strap a razor.

Strap Translations

strap in Dutch is riem
strap in German is Gurt, Riemen, Riemen, Streifen, schnallen, Band
strap in Italian is cinghia
strap in Portuguese is cinta
strap in Spanish is correa