HyperDic: snag

English > 7 senses of the word snag:
VERBcontactsnagcatch on a snag
possessionsnagget by acting quickly and smartly / smartly
contactsnaghew jaggedly
NOUNshapesnaga sharp protuberance
plantsnaga dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest / forest
objectsnag, rip, rent, split, tearan opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
cognitionsnag, hang-up, hitch, ruban unforeseen obstacle
snag > pronunciation
Soundssnae'g
RhymesAg ... zigzag: 32 rhymes with aeg...
English > snag: 7 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA sharp protuberance.
Broaderbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
Spanishresalto
Verbssnagcatch on a snag
snaghew jaggedly
English > snag: 7 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest / forest.
Example"a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
English > snag: 7 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAn opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.
Example "she had snags in her stockings"
Synonymsrip, rent, split, tear
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishdesgarrón, rasgadura, rasgón
Catalanesquinç, estrip
English > snag: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAn unforeseen obstacle.
Synonymshang-up, hitch, rub
Broaderobstacle, obstructionSomething immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Spanishcomplicación, dificultad, impedimento, obstáculo, pega, problema, tropiezo
Catalancomplicació, dificultat, entrebanc, impediment, pega
English > snag: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcatch on a snag.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"I snagged my stocking"
Broaderhitch, catchTo hook or entangle
Spanishenredarse
Nounssnaga sharp protuberance
English > snag: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGet by acting quickly and smartly / smartly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"snag a bargain"
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Spanishenganchar, pillar
English > snag: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninghew jaggedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhewstrike with an axe
Spanishcortar irregularmente
Nounssnaga sharp protuberance

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