Meaning of SNAP in English

n. 25B6; verb

the ruler snapped : BREAK, fracture, splinter, come apart, split, crack; informal bust.

she snapped after years of violence : FLARE UP, lose one's self-control, freak out, go to pieces, get worked up; informal crack up, lose one's cool, blow one's top, fly off the handle; Brit. informal throw a wobbly.

a dog was snapping at his heels : BITE; gnash its teeth.

‘Shut up!’ Anna snapped : SAY ROUGHLY, say brusquely, say abruptly, say angrily, bark, snarl, growl; retort, rejoin, retaliate; round on someone; informal jump down someone's throat.

photographers snapped the royals : PHOTOGRAPH, picture, take, shoot, film, capture.

25B6; noun

she closed her purse with a snap : CLICK, crack, pop.

a cold snap : PERIOD, spell, time, interval, stretch; Brit. informal patch.

(informal) holiday snaps : PHOTOGRAPH, picture, photo, shot, snapshot, print, slide, frame, still; Brit. enprint.

25A0; snap out of it (informal) RECOVER, get a grip, pull oneself together, get over it, get better, cheer up, perk up; informal buck up.

25A0; snap something up BUY EAGERLY, accept eagerly, jump at, take advantage of, grab, seize (on), grasp with both hands, pounce on.

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