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snag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snag

  1. a danger or difficulty that is hidden or not easily recognized we ran into a slight snag the night before the show Synonyms of snag booby trap, catch, catch-22, gimmick, gotcha, hitch, joker, land mine, pitfallWords Related to snag snare, trap, trip wire, web; hazard, peril, risk; bomb, bombshell, kicker, surprise (also surprize); bait, decoy, lure


snag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snag

  1. to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly often late for work, I generally snag a bagel as I run out the door in the morning Synonyms of snag bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, catch, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapWords Related to snag glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms of snag discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of snag miss



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