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'