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snap

 
Noun snap has 13 senses
  1. catch, grab, snatch, snap - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
    --1 is a kind of touch, touching
    --1 has particulars:
     fair catch; interception; reception; rebound; shoestring catch; mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking
    Derived form: verb snap8
  2. snap - a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May"
    --2 is a kind of
    while, piece, spell, patch
  3. snap bean, snap - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
    --3 is a kind of green bean
  4. gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut - a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
    --4 is a kind of cookie, cooky, biscuit
    --4 has particulars: brandysnap
  5. snap - the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
    --5 is a kind of
    noise
    Derived forms: verb snap10, verb snap6
  6. crack, cracking, snap - a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
    --6 is a kind of noise
    Derived forms: verb snap7, verb snap5, verb snap4
  7. snap - a sudden breaking
    --7 is a kind of
    break
    Derived forms: verb snap3, verb snap2
  8. elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
    --8 is a kind of physical property
    --8 has particulars:
     resilience, resiliency; bounce, bounciness; give, spring, springiness; stretch, stretchiness, stretchability; temper, toughness; elasticity of shear
  9. snapshot, snap, shot - an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
    --9 is a kind of photograph, photo, exposure, pic
    Derived form: verb snap12
  10. snap, snap fastener, press stud - a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound; "children can manage snaps better than buttons"
    --10 is a kind of fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
  11. cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
    --11 is a kind of undertaking, project, task, labor
    --11 has particulars: doddle
  12. snap - the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "he gave his fingers a snap"
    --12 is a kind of
    motion, movement, move, motility
    Derived forms: verb snap10, verb snap6
  13. centering, snap - (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
    --13 is a kind of pass, toss, flip
    Derived form: verb snap9
Verb snap has 12 senses
  1. snap, snarl - utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
    --1 is one way to talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
    Sample sentence:
    They snap that there was a traffic accident
  2. tear, rupture, snap, bust - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
    --2 is one way to separate, disunite, divide, part
    Derived form: noun snap7
    Sample sentences:
    The ropes snap
    The strong winds snap the rope
  3. snap, crack - break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The rope snapped"
    --3 is one way to break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
    Derived form: noun snap7
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. snap, click - move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
    --4 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun snap6
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  5. snap - snap close with a sound; "The lock snapped shut"
    --5 is one way to
    close, shut
    Derived form: noun snap6
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. snap, crack - make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
    --6 is one way to sound, go
    Derived forms: noun snap12, noun snap5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  7. snap - move with a snapping sound; "bullets snapped past us"
    --7 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun snap6
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  8. snatch, snatch up, snap - to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
    --8 is one way to seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived form: noun snap1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  9. snap - put in play with a snap; "snap a football"
    --9 is one way to
    hit
    Derived forms: noun snap13, noun snapper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. snap, click, flick - cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
    --10 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun snap12, noun snap5, noun snapper3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. break down, lose it, snap - lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
    --11 is one way to act, behave, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  12. photograph, snap, shoot - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
    --12 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Derived form: noun snap9
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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