To break at once; to break short, as substances that are brittle.
- To make a brisk sharp cracking sound: "Logs snapped in the grate” ( James Fox).
- To break suddenly with a brisk, sharp, cracking sound.
- To give way abruptly under pressure or tension: With so many people crowding onto the platform, its supports snapped.
- To suffer a physical or mental breakdown, especially while under stress: feared that the troops would snap from fatigue.
- To bring the jaws briskly together, often with a clicking sound; bite.
- To snatch or grasp suddenly and with eagerness: snap at a chance to go to China.
- To speak abruptly or sharply: snapped at the child.
- To move swiftly and smartly: snap to attention. See Synonyms at jerk1.
- To flash or appear to flash light; sparkle: eyes that snapped with anger.
- To open, close, or fit together with a click: The lock snapped shut. The jacket snaps in front.
- To snatch at with or as if with the teeth; bite.
- To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
- To utter abruptly or sharply: The sergeant snapped out a command.
- To cause to emit a snapping sound: snap a whip.
- To close or latch with a snapping sound: snapped the purse shut.
- To cause to move abruptly and smartly: "His head was snapped back by a sudden scream from the bed” ( James Michener).
- To take (a photograph).
- To photograph: snapped the winner on the podium.
- Football To center (a football); hike.
- A sudden sharp cracking sound or the action producing such a sound.
- A sudden breaking.
- A clasp, catch, or other fastening device that operates with a snapping sound.
- A sudden attempt to bite, snatch, or grasp.
- The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
- The act of producing this sound.
- The sudden release of something held under pressure or tension.
- A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie: a ginger snap.
- Capacity to make a snapping sound; elasticity: This waistband has lost its snap.
- Informal Briskness, liveliness, or energy.
- A brief spell of brisk, cold weather.
- Something accomplished without effort. See Synonyms at breeze1.
- A snapshot.
- The taking of a snapshot.
- A snap bean.
- Football The passing of a football from the center to a back that initiates each play. Also called hike.
- Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation: a snap decision.
- Fastening with a snap: snap pockets.
- Informal Simple; easy: a snap assignment.
- With a snap.
- snap back To recover quickly.
- snap to To pay attention or begin complying abruptly.
- snap up To acquire quickly: snapped up the tickets.
- snap out of it Informal To move quickly back to one's normal condition from an undesirable condition, such as depression, grief, or self-pity.
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പെട്ടെന്നു തീരുമാനിച്ച - Pettennu Theerumaanicha | Pettennu Theerumanicha ;ദ്രുതകഷണം - Dhruthakashanam ;പരുഷമായി സംസാരിക്കുക - Parushamaayi Samsaarikkuka | Parushamayi Samsarikkuka ;കടിക്കുക - Kadikkuka ;കൊളുത്തവയ്ക്കുക - Koluththavaykkuka | Koluthavaykkuka ;കൈക്യാമറ കൊണ്ടെടുക്കുന്ന ക്ഷണിക ഛായാപടം - Kaikyaamara Kondedukkunna Kshanika Chaayaapadam | Kaikyamara Kondedukkunna Kshanika Chayapadam ;