HyperDic: snap

English > 26 senses of the word snap:
VERBcommunicationsnap, snarlutter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
contactsnap, tear, rupture, bustseparate or cause to separate abruptly
changesnap, crackbreak suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
motionsnap, clickmove or strike with a noise
changesnapclose with a snapping motion
perceptionsnap, crackmake a sharp sound
motionsnapmove with a snapping sound
contactsnap, snatch, snatch upto grasp hastily or eagerly
contactsnapput in play with a snap
contactsnap, click, flickcause to make a snapping sound
emotionsnap, break down, lose itlose control of one's emotions
contactsnapbring the jaws together
communicationsnap, photograph, shootrecord on photographic film
NOUNactsnap, catch, grab, snatchthe act of catching an object with the hands
timesnapa spell of cold weather
foodsnap, snap beantender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
foodsnap, gingersnap, ginger snap, ginger nuta crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
eventsnapthe noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
eventsnap, crack, crackinga sudden sharp noise
eventsnapa sudden breaking / breaking
attributesnap, elasticitythe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
artifactsnap, snapshot, shotan informal photograph
artifactsnap, snap fastener, press studa fastener used on clothing
actsnap, cinch, breeze, picnic, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cakeany undertaking that is easy to do
actsnapthe act of snapping the fingers
actsnap, centering(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
snap > pronunciation
Soundssnae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of catching an object with the hands.
Example "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
Synonymscatch, grab, snatch
Narrowerfair catch(American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled
interception(American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
mesh, meshing, interlock, interlockingThe act of interlocking or meshing
reboundThe act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
reception(American football) the act of catching a pass in football
shoestring catch(baseball) a running catch made near the ground
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishagarrada, agarrón, asimiento, cogida
Catalanagafada
Verbssnapto grasp hastily or eagerly
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA spell of cold weather.
Example"a cold snap in the middle of May"
Broaderwhile, piece, spell, patchA period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
Spanishola de frío
Adjectivessnappypleasantly cold and invigorating
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningtender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections.
Synonymsnap bean
Broadergreen beanImmature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
Spanishjudías verdes
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA crisp round cookie flavored with ginger.
Synonymsgingersnap, ginger snap, ginger nut
NarrowerbrandysnapA gingersnap flavored with brandy
Broadercookie, cooky, biscuitAny of various small flat sweet cakes ('biscuit' is the British term)
Spanishgalleta de jengibre
Catalangaleta de gingebre
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningThe noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand.
Example"servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Verbssnapcause to make a snapping sound
snapmake a sharp sound
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningA sudden sharp noise.
Example "he can hear the snap of a twig"
Synonymscrack, cracking
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishchasquido, crujido
Verbssnapclose with a snapping motion
snapmove or strike with a noise
snapmove with a snapping sound
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 7, event
MeaningA sudden breaking / breaking.
BroaderbreakThe occurrence of breaking
Spanishtrizadura
Verbssnapbreak suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
snapseparate or cause to separate abruptly
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 8, attribute
MeaningThe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed.
Example"the waistband had lost its snap"
Synonymelasticity
Narrowerbounce, bouncinessThe quality of a substance that is able to rebound
elasticity of shearThe elasticity of a body that has been pulled out of shape by a shearing force
give, spring, springinessThe elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
resilience, resiliencyThe physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
stretch, stretchiness, stretchabilityThe capacity for being stretched
temper, toughnessThe elasticity and hardness of a metal object
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
OppositeinelasticityThe lack of elasticity
Spanishelasticidad
Catalanelasticitat
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningAn informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera.
Example"my snapshots haven't been developed yet"
Synonymssnapshot, shot
Broaderphotograph, photo, exposure, picture, picA representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide
Spanishfoto instantánea, instantánea
Catalanfotografia instantània, instantània
Verbssnaprecord on photographic film
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound.
Example"children can manage snaps better than buttons"
Synonymssnap fastener, press stud
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishcorchete, gafete
Catalangafeta, gafet
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningAny undertaking that is easy to do.
Synonymscinch, breeze, picnic, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake
NarrowerdoddleAn easy task
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Spanishjuego de niños, pan comido
Catalanbufar i fer ampolles, peix al cove
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 12, act
MeaningThe act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand.
Example"he gave his fingers a snap"
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Adjectivessnappypleasantly cold and invigorating
Verbssnapcause to make a snapping sound
snapmake a sharp sound
English > snap: 26 senses > noun 13, act
Meaning(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back.
Example"the quarterback fumbled the snap"
Synonymcentering
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broaderpass, toss, flip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
Verbssnapput in play with a snap
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey snap that there was a traffic accident
Example"The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"
Synonymsnarl
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Spanishgruñir
Catalangrunyir, parlar tallant, rondinejar
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningseparate or cause to separate abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe ropes snap; The strong winds snap the rope
Example"The rope snapped"
Synonymstear, rupture, bust
Narrowerlaceratecut or tear irregularly
rend, rip, rive, pulltear or be torn violently
shred, tear up, rip uptear into shreds
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
Spanishescindir, partir, quebrarse, rasgarse, rasgar
Catalanescindir, esquinçar-se, esquinçar, estripar-se, estripar, partir, trencar-se
Nounssnapa sudden breaking / breaking
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBreak suddenly and abruptly, as under tension.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The pipe snapped"
Synonymcrack
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishchasquear, estallar, partir
Catalanesclafir, espetegar, partir, petar
Nounssnapa sudden breaking / breaking
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove or strike with a noise.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "his arm was snapped forward"
Synonymclick
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishchasquear
Catalanesclafir, espetegar, fer petar
Nounssnapa sudden sharp noise
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningClose with a snapping motion.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The lock snapped shut"
Broaderclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Spanishchasquear
Catalanesclafir, espetegar
Nounssnapa sudden sharp noise
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 6, perception
Meaningmake a sharp sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"his fingers snapped"
Synonymcrack
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishcastañetear, chasquear, crujir, restallar
Catalancarrisquejar, cruixir, esclafir, esclatar, espetegar, fer petar, petar
Nounssnapthe act of snapping the fingers
snapthe noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningMove with a snapping sound.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"bullets snapped past us"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishchasquear
Catalanesclafir, espetegar
Nounssnapa sudden sharp noise
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningTo grasp hastily or eagerly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymssnatch, snatch up
Narrowerswoop, swoop upseize or catch with a swooping motion
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
See alsosnap upget hold of or seize quickly and easily
Spanisharrebatar, chasquear, pillar
Catalanarrabassar
Nounssnapthe act of catching an object with the hands
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaningput in play with a snap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"snap a football"
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounssnap(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
snapper(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 10, contact
MeaningCause to make a snapping sound.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"snap your fingers"
Synonymsclick, flick
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishchasquear
Catalanfer petar
Nounssnapthe act of snapping the fingers
snapthe noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
snappera party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops / pops when pulled at both ends
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 11, emotion
MeaningLose control of one's emotions.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "When her baby died, she snapped"
Synonymsbreak down, lose it
NarrowerdieBe brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame
dissolveLose control emotionally
fall apart, go to piecesLose one's emotional or mental composure
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 12, contact
MeaningBring the jaws together.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"he snapped indignantly"
Broaderbite, seize with teethTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
English > snap: 26 senses > verb 13, communication
Meaningrecord on photographic film.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "She snapped a picture of the President"
Synonymsphotograph, shoot
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Narrowerretakephotograph again
x-rayTake an x-ray of something or somebody
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
Similar tofilm, shoot, takemake a film or photograph of something
Spanishfotografiar
Catalanfotografiar
Nounssnapan informal photograph

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