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Meaning & Definition of Snap in English

English

Snap

/snæp/

noun

1. The act of catching an object with the hands

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • catch
  • ,
  • grab
  • ,
  • snatch
  • ,
  • snap

2. A spell of cold weather

  • "A cold snap in the middle of may"
    synonym:
  • snap

3. Tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections

    synonym:
  • snap bean
  • ,
  • snap

4. A crisp round cookie flavored with ginger

    synonym:
  • gingersnap
  • ,
  • ginger snap
  • ,
  • snap
  • ,
  • ginger nut

5. The noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand

  • "Servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
    synonym:
  • snap

6. A sudden sharp noise

  • "The crack of a whip"
  • "He heard the cracking of the ice"
  • "He can hear the snap of a twig"
    synonym:
  • crack
  • ,
  • cracking
  • ,
  • snap

7. A sudden breaking

    synonym:
  • snap

8. The tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

  • "The waistband had lost its snap"
    synonym:
  • elasticity
  • ,
  • snap

9. An informal photograph

  • Usually made with a small hand-held camera
  • "My snapshots haven't been developed yet"
  • "He tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
    synonym:
  • snapshot
  • ,
  • snap
  • ,
  • shot

10. A fastener used on clothing

  • Fastens with a snapping sound
  • "Children can manage snaps better than buttons"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • snap fastener
  • ,
  • press stud

11. Any undertaking that is easy to do

  • "Marketing this product will be no picnic"
    synonym:
  • cinch
  • ,
  • breeze
  • ,
  • picnic
  • ,
  • snap
  • ,
  • duck soup
  • ,
  • child's play
  • ,
  • pushover
  • ,
  • walkover
  • ,
  • piece of cake

12. The act of snapping the fingers

  • Movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
  • "He gave his fingers a snap"
    synonym:
  • snap

13. (american football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back

  • "The quarterback fumbled the snap"
    synonym:
  • centering
  • ,
  • snap

verb

1. Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone

  • "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"
  • "The guard snarled at us"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • snarl

2. Separate or cause to separate abruptly

  • "The rope snapped"
  • "Tear the paper"
    synonym:
  • tear
  • ,
  • rupture
  • ,
  • snap
  • ,
  • bust

3. Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

  • "The pipe snapped"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • crack

4. Move or strike with a noise

  • "He clicked on the light"
  • "His arm was snapped forward"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • click

5. Close with a snapping motion

  • "The lock snapped shut"
    synonym:
  • snap

6. Make a sharp sound

  • "His fingers snapped"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • crack

7. Move with a snapping sound

  • "Bullets snapped past us"
    synonym:
  • snap

8. To grasp hastily or eagerly

  • "Before i could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
    synonym:
  • snatch
  • ,
  • snatch up
  • ,
  • snap

9. Put in play with a snap

  • "Snap a football"
    synonym:
  • snap

10. Cause to make a snapping sound

  • "Snap your fingers"
    synonym:
  • snap
  • ,
  • click
  • ,
  • flick

11. Lose control of one's emotions

  • "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"
  • "When her baby died, she snapped"
    synonym:
  • break down
  • ,
  • lose it
  • ,
  • snap

12. Bring the jaws together

  • "He snapped indignantly"
    synonym:
  • snap

13. Record on photographic film

  • "I photographed the scene of the accident"
  • "She snapped a picture of the president"
    synonym:
  • photograph
  • ,
  • snap
  • ,
  • shoot