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snap

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of snap




snap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snap

  1. 1 a loud explosive sound <the plastic coat hook broke off with a loud snap when he tried to hang the heavy bag on it> Synonyms bang, blast, boom, crack, crash, pop, report, slam, smash, clap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpRelated Words thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar

  2. 2 a picture created from an image recorded on a light-sensitive surface by a camera <took several snaps of his family for the scrapbook> Synonyms photo, pic, print, shot, photograph, snapshotRelated Words blowup, close-up, enlargement, still; telephoto; daguerreotype, ferrotype, monochrome, sepia, tintype

  3. 3 active strength of body or mind <the team is showing a lot of snap tonight> Synonyms beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, vigor, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zipRelated Words animal spirits, animation, briskness, jauntiness, liveliness, snappiness, spirit, spiritedness, sprightliness, spunk, spunkiness, vibrance, vibrancy, vivaciousness, vivacity; ardor, élan, fervor, fire, passion, zeal; main, metal, mettle, might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, stamina, strength; brawniness, fitness, hardiness, huskiness, sturdiness, virility; health, healthiness, soundness, verdure, wellnessNear Antonyms indolence, laziness; debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness; enervation, exhaustion, inanition, prostrationAntonyms lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity

  4. 4 a weather condition marked by low temperatures <a prolonged cold snap> Synonyms cold wave, deep freeze, freeze, coldRelated Words cold front; frost; bite, chill, chilliness, chillness, coldness, frigidness, nip, wintrinessNear Antonyms dog days; torridity, torridnessAntonyms heat, heat wave

  5. 5 a very small amount <I don't care a snap about gossip> Synonyms ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, hint, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, skosh, smack, smell, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), particle, soupçon, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, traceRelated Words hoot, iota, jot, minim, minimum, modicum, semblance, syllable, tittle, vestige, whit; atom, dot, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, patch, scrap; dash, drop, pinch; part, portion, section; bite, nibble, taste; handful, scattering, smatter, smattering; dose, shot; chip, flake, fragment, shard, shiver, sliver, smithereens, splinter; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shavingNear Antonyms abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth; volume; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; chunk, hunk, lump, slab

  6. 6 something that is easy to do <this test will be a snap> Synonyms breeze, cake, cakewalk, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, cinchRelated Words no-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkawayNear Antonyms brainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie (also toughy); bother, nuisance, troubleAntonyms bear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker [slang]




snap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snap

  1. 1 to speak sharply or irritably <the shopkeeper finally snapped at one customer who couldn't seem to make up his mind> Synonyms bark, snarl Related Words growl, grumble; roar, scream, shout, shriek, yell; fulminate, rage, rant, rave, sputter, storm, tee off, vent, vituperate; blow up, explode, flare (up), flip (out) [slang] Near Antonyms calm (down), simmer down

  2. 2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound <the fragile twig snapped in her hands> Synonyms pop, crackRelated Words rend, rive, split; crackle, hiss, sizzle, sputter; burst, explode, shatter; clack, clatter, click

  3. 3 to take a photograph of <be sure to snap everything you see on your vacation, and then you can show us> Synonyms mug, photo, shoot, photographRelated Words image, picture, rephotograph, retake; film, videotape

  4. 4 to pass from one form, state, or level to another <she abruptly snapped alert> Synonyms fluctuate, mutate, shift, change, varyRelated Words metamorphose, morph, transmute; better, improve; deteriorate, worsen; turn around; seesaw, teeter, vacillate, waverAntonyms plateau, stabilize




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