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Synonyms for snapsnæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catch, grab, snatch, snap(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    snapshot, apprehension, crack, cunt, piece of cake, bit, arrest, twat, elasticity, duck soup, picnic, match, slit, pussy, ginger snap, ginger nut, taking into custody, centering, snatch, kidnapping, cinch, stop, collar, gingersnap, pushover, walkover, pinch, snap, snap bean, puss, child's play, press stud, catch, breeze, gimmick, grab, snap fastener, cracking, haul, shot

  2. snap(noun)

    a spell of cold weather

    "a cold snap in the middle of May"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, child's play, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  3. snap bean, snap(noun)

    tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections

    Synonyms:
    walkover, child's play, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, snap, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  4. gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut(noun)

    a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger

    Synonyms:
    walkover, child's play, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, snap, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  5. snap(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, child's play, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  6. crack, cracking, snap(noun)

    a sudden sharp noise

    "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"

    Synonyms:
    gap, sally, crevice, cranny, snap, whirl, snatch, elasticity, fissure, duck soup, picnic, piece of cake, ginger snap, offer, chap, ginger nut, crack cocaine, centering, quip, go, cinch, crack, scissure, pass, snapshot, gingersnap, wisecrack, pushover, walkover, fracture, fling, snap bean, child's play, press stud, catch, breeze, grab, snap fastener, tornado, cracking, cleft, shot

  7. snap(noun)

    a sudden breaking

    Synonyms:
    walkover, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, child's play, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  8. elasticity, snap(noun)

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

    "the waistband had lost its snap"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, child's play, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, snap, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  9. snapshot, snap, shot(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shaft, stab, dig, guessing, snap, snatch, elasticity, slam, duck soup, picnic, blastoff, piece of cake, barb, guesswork, ginger snap, ginger nut, shooter, centering, scene, jibe, cinch, crack, snapshot, shooting, gingersnap, pushover, gibe, walkover, guess, child's play, snap bean, stroke, press stud, catch, breeze, grab, snap fastener, cracking, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

  10. snap, snap fastener, press stud(noun)

    a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound

    "children can manage snaps better than buttons"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, child's play, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snap, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  11. cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake(noun)

    any undertaking that is easy to do

    "marketing this product will be no picnic"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, piece of cake, cracking, girth, ginger snap, snapshot, gentle wind, snap bean, play, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, air, press stud, snap, centering, grab, child's play, ginger nut, snatch, catch, zephyr, field day, outing, cinch, shot, snap fastener

  12. snap(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    walkover, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, child's play, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot

  13. centering, snap(verb)

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

    "the quarterback fumbled the snap"

    Synonyms:
    direction, child's play, focus, cracking, press stud, ginger snap, snapshot, walkover, focal point, elasticity, duck soup, gingersnap, crack, breeze, pushover, picnic, catch, focussing, snap, centering, grab, snap bean, ginger nut, snatch, piece of cake, snap fastener, cinch, shot, focusing

  14. snap, snarl(verb)

    utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone

    "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, snatch up, click, shoot, tangle, tear, flick, break down, crack, snarl, photograph, lose it, snap, embrangle, entangle, bust, snatch, mat, rupture

  15. tear, rupture, snap, bust(verb)

    separate or cause to separate abruptly

    "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

    Synonyms:
    wear out, buck, snatch up, click, fall apart, shoot, burst, flick, deplume, break down, crack, displume, pluck, photograph, break, shoot down, lose it, tear, raid, pull, wear, charge, bust, snap, snatch, deplumate, snarl, rupture

  16. snap, crack(verb)

    break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

    "The pipe snapped"

    Synonyms:
    snatch up, click, crack up, shoot, break through, tear, flick, break down, crack, collapse, snarl, photograph, check, break, lose it, snap, crock up, bust, break up, snatch, rupture

  17. snap, click(verb)

    move or strike with a noise

    "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"

    Synonyms:
    snatch up, click, sink in, shoot, dawn, tear, flick, tick, break down, come home, crack, snarl, penetrate, photograph, chatter, get through, lose it, snap, bust, fall into place, cluck, snatch, get across, rupture, clack

  18. snap(verb)

    close with a snapping motion

    "The lock snapped shut"

    Synonyms:
    snatch, break down, tear, crack, bust, flick, photograph, snatch up, rupture, shoot, lose it, click, snarl

  19. snap, crack(verb)

    make a sharp sound

    "his fingers snapped"

    Synonyms:
    snatch up, click, crack up, shoot, break through, tear, flick, break down, crack, collapse, snarl, photograph, check, break, lose it, snap, crock up, bust, break up, snatch, rupture

  20. snap(verb)

    move with a snapping sound

    "bullets snapped past us"

    Synonyms:
    snatch, break down, tear, crack, bust, flick, photograph, snatch up, rupture, shoot, lose it, click, snarl

  21. snatch, snatch up, snap(verb)

    to grasp hastily or eagerly

    "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"

    Synonyms:
    snatch up, click, shoot, tear, abduct, break down, snarl, photograph, nobble, kidnap, lose it, snap, crack, bust, snatch, flick, rupture

  22. snap(verb)

    put in play with a snap

    "snap a football"

    Synonyms:
    snatch, break down, tear, crack, bust, flick, photograph, snatch up, rupture, shoot, lose it, click, snarl

  23. snap, click, flick(verb)

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, ruffle, flip, snatch up, click, sink in, shoot, dawn, tear, flick, tick, break down, come home, crack, snarl, penetrate, photograph, chatter, get through, flicker, riffle, lose it, snap, bust, fall into place, cluck, snatch, riff, leaf, jerk, get across, rupture, clack

  24. break down, lose it, snap(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    go, conk out, snatch up, click, give way, shoot, tear, bust, break down, collapse, snarl, crush, dissect, analyse, break, take apart, die, lose it, snap, crumble, decompose, crack, break up, give out, tumble, photograph, snatch, analyze, fail, crumple, flick, rupture, go bad

  25. snap(verb)

    bring the jaws together

    "he snapped indignantly"

    Synonyms:
    snatch, break down, tear, crack, bust, flick, photograph, snatch up, rupture, shoot, lose it, click, snarl

  26. photograph, snap, shoot(verb)

    record on photographic film

    "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, flash, flick, scud, sprout, hit, film, snap, snatch, take, pullulate, bourgeon, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, break down, dissipate, dart, frivol away, bust, burgeon forth, crack, snarl, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, snatch up, fool, photograph, click, blast, dash, lose it, spud, rupture, pip, tear

Wiktionary

  1. snap(interjection)

    Synonyms:
    jinx

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    break short, break short off

  2. snap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bite, seize, catch at, snatch at, snap at

  3. snap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    crack (as a whip)

  4. snap(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    break short

  5. snap(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crackle, decrepitate, crepitate

  6. snap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bite, catch, seizure

  7. snap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    clasp, fastening

  8. snap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    crack (as of a whip)

  9. snap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] force, energy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

snapshot, snapshots, elastic, spring, snaps, washer, sudden, adjust, circlip, instant, short-notice


Translations for snap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • esnapCatalan, Valencian
  • ausrasten, zurückpassen, durchdrehenGerman
  • αποπαίρνωGreek
  • trastornar, chasquido, chasquear, increpar, fotografía, enloquecerSpanish
  • neppari, [[napsauttaa]] [[sormiaan]], nappaus, puraista, äyskäistä, tiuskia, rasahtaa, valmisateria, napsahtaa, paukauttaa, napsaus, silmänräpäys, pompata, haukata, napsauttaa, tiuskaista, katketa, napauttaa, napata, räpsiä, pikkuleipä, hetki, romahtaa, äyskiä, poksauttaa, [[antaa]] [[aloitussyöttö]], keksi, napsahdus, vilaus, välähtää, tarttua, [[napsahtaa]] [[poikki]], näpsäys, napsautus, pimahtaa, hermo, [[napsauttaa]] [[kiinni]], papu, näykätä, katkaista, näpsäyttääFinnish
  • claquer, rompre, claquement de doigts, claquer des doigtsFrench
  • snapIrish
  • agrafoIdo
  • rubamazzetto, schioccare, sbottareItalian
  • whati, kē, taukapo, patōMāori
  • snauwenDutch
  • pstrykać palcami, pstryknąć palcamiPolish
  • estalar, estaloPortuguese
  • огрызнуться, сломаться, сломать, щёлкать, рявкнуть, цапнуть, замочек, рявкать, цапать, щёлкнуть, треск, снимок, застёжка, сорваться (с катушек), ломаться, щелчок, огрызаться, ломатьRussian
  • knäpp, knäppa, snäppa, tryckknapp, knäppningSwedish

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