Textual thesaurus for "snap"

(noun) centering

(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back

the quarterback fumbled the snap

(noun) grab, catch, snatch

the act of catching an object with the hands

Mays made the catch with his back to the plate; he made a grab for the ball before it landed; Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away; the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

(noun) picnic, piece of cake, pushover, child's play, cinch, breeze, duck soup, walkover

any undertaking that is easy to do

marketing this product will be no picnic

(noun) snap fastener, press stud

a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound

children can manage snaps better than buttons

(noun) snapshot, shot

an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

my snapshots haven't been developed yet; he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

(noun) elasticity

the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

the waistband had lost its snap

(noun) crack, cracking

a sudden sharp noise

the crack of a whip; he heard the cracking of the ice; he can hear the snap of a twig

(noun) ginger nut, ginger snap, gingersnap

a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger

(noun) snap bean

tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections

(verb) crack

break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

The pipe snapped

(verb) snarl

utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone

The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer; The guard snarled at us

(verb) shoot, photograph

record on photographic film

I photographed the scene of the accident; She snapped a picture of the President

(verb) flick, click

cause to make a snapping sound

snap your fingers

(verb) snatch, snatch up

to grasp hastily or eagerly

Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone

(verb) tear, rupture, bust

separate or cause to separate abruptly

The rope snapped; tear the paper

(verb) break down, lose it

lose control of one's emotions

When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely; When her baby died, she snapped

(verb) click

move or strike with a noise

he clicked on the light; his arm was snapped forward

(verb) crack

make a sharp sound

his fingers snapped