HyperDic: snake

English > 9 senses of the word snake / Snake:
NOUNanimalsnake, serpent, ophidianlimbless scaly elongate reptile
person snake, snake in the grassa deceitful or treacherous person
objectSnake, Snake Rivera tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward
objectSnake, Hydraa long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
artifactsnakesomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
artifactsnake, plumber's snake, augera long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
VERBmotionsnakemove smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
stativesnakeform a snake-like pattern
motionsnakemove along a winding path
snake / Snake > pronunciation
Soundssney'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > snake: 9 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglimbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.
Synonymsserpent, ophidian
Member ofSerpentes, suborder Serpentes, Ophidia, suborder Ophidiasnakes
Narrowerblind snake, worm snakewormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes
colubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
constrictorAny of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils
elapid, elapid snakeAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
sea snakeAny of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail
vipervenomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
Broaderdiapsid, diapsid reptilereptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
Spanishculebra, ofidio, serpentes, serpiente, serpientes, sierpe
Catalanserpent, serp
Adjectivesanguineof or related to or resembling a snake
snakyresembling a serpent in form
English > snake: 9 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA deceitful or treacherous person.
Synonymsnake in the grass
Broaderbad personA person who does harm to others
English > Snake: 9 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
SynonymSnake River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofIdaho, Gem State, ID, Id.A state in the Rocky Mountains
Oregon, Beaver State, OR, Ore.A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Washington, Evergreen State, WA, Wash.A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Wyoming, Equality State, WY, Wyo.A state in the western United States
PartsTwin, Twin FallsA waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
SpanishRío Snake, Snake
CatalanRiu Snake, Snake
English > Snake: 9 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer.
SynonymHydra
Instance ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
SpanishHydra
English > snake: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningSomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake.
Narrowercloset augerA snake used to unblock toilets
plumber's snake, snake, augerA long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsierpe
Verbssnakemove smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
snakeform a snake-like pattern
English > snake: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes.
Synonymsplumber's snake, auger
Narrowertrap-and-drain augerA plumber's snake for clearing a trap and drain
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
snakeSomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
Spanishcable desatascador, sonda destapacaños
Catalanfurga
English > snake: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove smoothly and sinuously, like a snake.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishculebrear, serpentear
Nounssnakesomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
English > snake: 9 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningform a snake-like pattern.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The river snakes through the valley"
Broaderwind, twist, curveExtend in curves and turns
Nounssnakesomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
English > snake: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove along a winding path.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The army snaked through the jungle"
Broaderweave, wind, thread, meander, wanderTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
Spanishsnake

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