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To break suddenly and completely
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“The rope was threatening to snap under our combined weight.”
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To say something quickly and irritably
“Our coach then began to snap at the referee over the highly contentious call.”
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To suddenly lose one's temper or self-control
“He would suddenly snap at Manu, telling him to hurry or they would be late for their afternoon classes.”
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To emit a sudden, sharp cracking sound
“As the marching bands played their music, the country's flag would snap in the breeze.”
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To take a photograph or snapshot of
“She would regularly snap pictures of her cats in a variety of hilarious poses.”
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To fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
“We advised her to snap out of her extremely negative frame of mind.”
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To bite at, especially audibly
“Having your dog growl or snap at you can be a scary experience.”
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To put into a quick vertical or revolving motion, especially of a switch
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Make or cause to make a short, sharp sound as of a switch being operated or of two hard objects coming smartly into contact
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To undergo mutation
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To make a fizzing, popping sound
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To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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To make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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To stop operating
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To touch or hit with a quick stroke
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To represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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To carry and take from one place to another
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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To take possession of something, especially forcibly
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Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
Noun
A simple or easy task
“The written test will be a snap. It's the driving that scares me.”
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A sudden, sharp cracking sound
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“He was trying to pluck the elusive thread from his sleepy reverie when a loud snap jolted him into full flight-or-fight mode.”
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Vigor or liveliness of style or action
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“The low-fi beats work well, with plenty of snap, while the frantic drum and bass loops assault your ears with real ferocity.”
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A photograph or picture
“The photograph enclosed was a holiday snap of a lady looking back over her shoulder on a riverbank and laughing at the photographer.”
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A sudden brief spell of distinctive weather
“A snap of cold and wet weather will give rise to pneumonia in calves, so stay vigilant.”
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A period of frost or very cold weather
“In January of 2004, New England underwent its worst cold snap in 20 years.”
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A very small or insignificant amount
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“Vivian spoke sarcastically with a snap of venom in her voice.”
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A hook or similar restraint used to fasten things together
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A very short time
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The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape
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(film) A scene or sequence recorded without interruption
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The condition of being informal
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Advancing front of colder air
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A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together
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A jerking or buckling motion
Adjective
Done or taken on the spur of the moment, unexpectedly, or without notice
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“After the Cubs lost Game One of the 2016 World Series, he made a snap decision to travel to Cleveland to see Game Two in person.”
Adjective
Very easy or involving minimal effort
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“Somehow, he was given credit for a course for merely reading the text and passing a snap exam.”
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Firmly determined, resolute
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Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
Interjection
Jinx
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