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snap

verb

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1 to speak sharply or irritably
  • the shopkeeper finally snapped at one customer who couldn't seem to make up his mind

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2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound
  • the fragile twig snapped in her hands

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3 to take a photograph of
  • be sure to snap everything you see on your vacation, and then you can show us

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4 to pass from one form, state, or level to another
  • she abruptly snapped alert

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snap

noun

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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

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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

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4 a weather condition marked by low temperatures
  • a prolonged cold snap

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6 something that is easy to do
  • this test will be a snap

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Synonyms & Antonyms of snap (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of snap was in 1530

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“Snap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snap. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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