Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) catch, grab, snatch, snap (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"
- S: (n) snap (a spell of cold weather) "a cold snap in the middle of May"
- S: (n) snap bean, snap (tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections)
- S: (n) gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut (a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger)
- S: (n) snap (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"
- S: (n) crack, cracking, snap (a sudden sharp noise) "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
- S: (n) snap (a sudden breaking)
- S: (n) elasticity, snap (the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed) "the waistband had lost its snap"
- S: (n) snapshot, snap, shot (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"
- S: (n) snap, snap fastener, press stud (a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound) "children can manage snaps better than buttons"
- S: (n) cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake (any undertaking that is easy to do) "marketing this product will be no picnic"
- S: (n) snap (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"
- S: (n) centering, snap ((American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back) "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
- S: (v) snap, snarl (utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone) "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
- S: (v) tear, rupture, snap, bust (separate or cause to separate abruptly) "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
- S: (v) snap, crack (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) "The pipe snapped"
- S: (v) snap, click (move or strike with a noise) "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
- S: (v) snap (close with a snapping motion) "The lock snapped shut"
- S: (v) snap, crack (make a sharp sound) "his fingers snapped"
- S: (v) snap (move with a snapping sound) "bullets snapped past us"
- S: (v) snatch, snatch up, snap (to grasp hastily or eagerly) "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
- S: (v) snap (put in play with a snap) "snap a football"
- S: (v) snap, click, flick (cause to make a snapping sound) "snap your fingers"
- S: (v) break down, lose it, snap (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"
- S: (v) snap (bring the jaws together) "he snapped indignantly"
- S: (v) photograph, snap, shoot (record on photographic film) "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"