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Synonyms for snap

Synonyms for (noun) snap

Synonyms: centering, snap Definition: (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back Usage: the quarterback fumbled the snap

Similar words: flip, toss, pass Definition: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team Usage: the pass was fumbled

Synonyms: grab, catch, snatch, snap Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands Usage: 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

Similar words: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: snap Definition: the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand Usage: he gave his fingers a snap

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: snap, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, child's play, cinch, breeze, duck soup, walkover Definition: any undertaking that is easy to do Usage: marketing this product will be no picnic

Similar words: undertaking, task, labor, project Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted Usage: he prepared for great undertakings

Synonyms: snap, snap fastener, press stud Definition: a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound Usage: children can manage snaps better than buttons

Similar words: fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast Definition: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Synonyms: snap, snapshot, shot Definition: an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera Usage: my snapshots haven't been developed yet; he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

Similar words: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Synonyms: snap, elasticity Definition: the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed Usage: the waistband had lost its snap

Similar words: physical property Definition: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

Synonyms: snap Definition: a sudden breaking

Similar words: break Definition: the occurrence of breaking Usage: the break in the dam threatened the valley

Synonyms: crack, cracking, snap Definition: a sudden sharp noise Usage: the crack of a whip; he heard the cracking of the ice; he can hear the snap of a twig

Similar words: noise Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound) Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms: snap Definition: the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand Usage: servants appeared at the snap of his fingers

Similar words: noise Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound) Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms: snap, ginger nut, ginger snap, gingersnap Definition: a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger

Similar words: biscuit, cookie, cooky Definition: any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)

Synonyms: snap, snap bean Definition: tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections

Similar words: green bean Definition: immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable

Synonyms: snap Definition: a spell of cold weather Usage: a cold snap in the middle of May

Similar words: while, patch, piece, spell Definition: a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition Usage: he was here for a little while; I need to rest for a piece; a spell of good weather; a patch of bad weather

Synonyms for (verb) snap

Synonyms: crack, snap Definition: break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension Usage: The pipe snapped

Similar words: separate, split up, come apart, break, fall apart Definition: become separated into pieces or fragments Usage: The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart

Synonyms: snap Definition: close with a snapping motion Usage: The lock snapped shut

Similar words: close, shut Definition: move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut Usage: Close the door; shut the window

Synonyms: snarl, snap Definition: utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone Usage: The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer; The guard snarled at us

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: shoot, snap, photograph Definition: record on photographic film Usage: I photographed the scene of the accident; She snapped a picture of the President

Similar words: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: flick, click, snap Definition: cause to make a snapping sound Usage: snap your fingers

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: snap Definition: put in play with a snap Usage: snap a football

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: snatch, snatch up, snap Definition: to grasp hastily or eagerly Usage: Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: snap Definition: bring the jaws together Usage: he snapped indignantly

Similar words: bite, seize with teeth Definition: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws Usage: Gunny invariably tried to bite her

Synonyms: tear, rupture, snap, bust Definition: separate or cause to separate abruptly Usage: The rope snapped; tear the paper

Similar words: disunite, divide, part, separate Definition: force, take, or pull apart Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

Synonyms: break down, snap, lose it Definition: lose control of one's emotions Usage: When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely; When her baby died, she snapped

Similar words: act, behave, do Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: snap, click Definition: move or strike with a noise Usage: he clicked on the light; his arm was snapped forward

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: snap Definition: move with a snapping sound Usage: bullets snapped past us

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: snap, crack Definition: make a sharp sound Usage: his fingers snapped

Similar words: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'