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Synonyms of snap in English:


  • 1 the ruler snapped
    break, fracture, splinter, come apart, split, crack
  • 2 she snapped after years of violence
    flare up, lose one's self-control, freak out, go to pieces, get worked up
    informalcrack up, lose one's cool, blow one's top, fly off the handle
  • 3 a dog was snapping at his heels
    gnash its teeth
  • 4 “Be quiet!” Anna snapped
    say roughly, say brusquely, say abruptly, say angrily, bark, snarl, growl;
    retort, rejoin, retaliate
    informaljump down someone's throat
  • noun

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  • 1 she closed her purse with a snap
    click, crack, pop
  • 3 informal vacation snaps
    photograph, picture, photo, shot, snapshot, print, slide, frame, still
    informalmug shot
  • 4 it's a snap to put together
    an easy task
    informala piece of cake, a cinch, a breeze, child's play, kid's stuff, duck soup
  • Phrases

    snap out of it

    informal you can't tell a clinically depressed person to just snap out of it
    recover, get a grip, pull oneself together, get over it, get better, cheer up, perk up
    informalbuck up

    snap up

    customers are snapping up these DVDs as fast as we can put them out
    buy eagerly, accept eagerly, jump at, take advantage of, grab, seize (on), grasp with both hands, pounce on

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