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snap up

Definition of snap up

  1. :  to buy or take (something or someone) quickly or eagerly <Shoppers came to the store to snap up bargains after the holidays.> <The company is hiring. When they see your work history, they'll snap you up!>



Word by Word Definitions

snapplay
  1. :  to make a sudden closing of the jaws :  seize something sharply with the mouth

    :  to grasp at something eagerly :  make a pounce or snatch

    :  to utter sharp biting words :  bark out irritable or peevish retorts

  1. :  an abrupt closing (as of the mouth in biting or of scissors in cutting)

    :  a share of profits or booty

    :  something that brings quick and easy profit or advantage

  1. :  with a snap

  1. :  done, made, or carried through suddenly or without deliberation

    :  called or taken without prior warning

    :  fastening with a snap

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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