Definition for NET

NET, n. [Sax. net, nyt; D. and Dan. net; G. netz; Sw. nät, not; Goth. nati, from the root of knit, Sax. cnyttan, whence knot; L. nodus.]

  1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.
  2. A cunning device; a snare. Micah vii.
  3. Inextricable difficulty. Job xviii.
  4. Severe affections. Job xix.

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