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Synonyms for snakesneɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snake, serpent, ophidian(noun)

    limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

    snake in the grass, ophidian, snake, serpent

  2. snake, snake in the grass(noun)

    a deceitful or treacherous person

    snake in the grass, ophidian, snake, serpent

  3. Snake, Snake River(noun)

    a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    snake in the grass, ophidian, serpent

  4. Hydra, Snake(noun)

    a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

    snake in the grass, ophidian, serpent

  5. snake(verb)

    something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake

    snake in the grass, ophidian, serpent

  6. snake(verb)

    move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake

  7. snake(verb)

    form a snake-like pattern

    "The river snakes through the valley"

  8. snake(verb)

    move along a winding path

    "The army snaked through the jungle"


  1. snake(noun)

    : To move in a winding path.

    serpent, joe blake, slither, wind

  2. snake(noun)

    A tool to aid cable pulling.


  3. snake(noun)

    plumbers snake, auger

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snake(n.)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

serpent, couleuvre, snakes, snakebite, rattlesnake, cobra, viper, gray

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