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snap /snæp/
  • danh từ
    • sự cắn (chó), sự táp, sự đớp
    • tiếng tách tách (bật ngón tay); tiếng vút (của roi); tiếng gãy răng rắc (của cạnh cây)
    • khoá (dây đồng hồ, vòng...)
    • bánh quy giòn
    • lối chơi bài xnap
    • đợt rét đột ngột ((thường) cold snap)
    • tính sinh động (văn); sự hăng hái, sự nhiệt tình
      • the performers seemed to have no snap: những người biểu diễn hầu như không có chút nhiệt tình nào
    • ảnh chụp nhanh
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) việc ngon ơ
    • (sân khấu) sự thuê mượn ngắn hạn (diễn viên)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) người dễ bảo, người dễ sai khiến
    • (định ngữ) đột xuất, bất thần
      • snap debate: cuộc tranh luận đột xuất
    • (định ngữ) (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) ngon ơ
      • a snap task: việc ngon ơ
    • not a snap
      • không một chút nào, không một tí nào
  • ngoại động từ
    • táp (chó), đớp
      • the dog snapped a chop: con chó táp một cục sườn
    • bật tách tách (ngón tay); quất vun vút (roi); bẻ gãy tách; đóng tách
      • to snap one's fingers: bật ngón tay tách tách
      • to snap a stick: bẻ gãy cái gậy đánh tách một cái
      • to snap a clasp: đóng cái móc tách một cái
      • to snap one's teeth together: răng đập vào nhau cầm cập
    • thả, bò; bắn
      • to snap a spring: thả lò xo
      • to snap a pistol: bắt súng lục
    • chụp nhanh (ảnh)
    • nhặt vội, nắm lấy
      • to snap a bargain: nắm lấy một món hời, chộp lấy một cơ hội
    • ngắt lời
      • to snap a speaker: ngắt lời một diễn giả
  • nội động từ
    • cắn (chó), táp, đớp
      • to snap at someone: định cắn ai (chó)
      • the fish snapped at the bait: cá đớp mồi
    • nói cáu kỉnh, cắn cảu
    • gãy tách
      • stick snaps: gậy gãy tách
    • đóng tách
      • door snaps: cửa đóng tách một cái
    • nổ
      • pistol snaps: súng lục nổ
    • chộp lấy
      • to snap at a chance: chộp lấy một cơ hội
    • to snap off
      • táp, cắn (vật gì)
    • làm gãy
    • gãy đánh tách
    • to snap up
      • bắt lấy, chộp lấy
    • cắt ngang, ngắt lời
    • to snap one's fingers at
      • thách thức, bất chấp
    • to snap someone's nose off x nose snap into it!
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bắt đầu đi nhanh lên!
    • to snap out of it
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) chừa một thói quen, bỏ một tính xấu
  • phó từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) thình lình, tách một cái
Concise Dictionary
+the act of catching an object with the hands
+a spell of cold weather
+tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
+a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
+the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
+a sudden sharp noise
+a sudden breaking
+the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
+an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
+a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
+any undertaking that is easy to do
+the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
+(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
+utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
+separate or cause to separate abruptly
+break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
+move or strike with a noise
+snap close with a sound
+make a sharp sound
+move with a snapping sound
+to grasp hastily or eagerly
+put in play with a snap
+cause to make a snapping sound
+lose control of one's emotions
+record on photographic film

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 break (off), separate, crack; cleave, split, fracture, give way, part:
The wind snapped off tree branches like matchsticks. The back legs of the chair snapped in two as she sat on it
2 click; pop; crack:
The door snapped shut.
3 Often, snap at.
(a) bite (at), nip, gnash or snatch at:
The postman ran down the street, the dog snapping at his heels.
(b) attack, lunge at, lash out (at), snarl at, growl (at), bark (at), be brusque or short or curt (with), Colloq jump down (someone's) throat, fly off the handle (at):
Robin is in a bad mood today, snapping at everyone.
4 Usually, snap up or US also off. grab (up), snatch (up), seize, pluck, pounce on or upon, make off with, take (away), capture, catch, get, secure:
The people who arrived early at the sale had snapped up all the bargains
5 shoot, snapshot, photograph, click, catch:
He always has his camera with him so that he can snap anything interesting
6 snap one's fingers at. disdain, scorn, flout, dismiss, contemn, disregard, ignore, defy, mock, deride, thumb one's nose at, Brit cock a snook at:
He merely snapped his fingers at the dangers when I mentioned them
7 snap out of it. recover, come round or around, revive, awaken, wake up, perk up, liven up, cheer up; get a grip or (a) hold on or of oneself, pull oneself together, (re)gain control of oneself:
I was feeling very blue yesterday but managed to snap out of it.
8 crack, crackle, pop, click:
The lid shut with a snap.
9 spell, period, interval, wave:
During that cold snap we thought we were in for a terrible winter.
10 catch, spring catch, (snap-)fastener, fastening, clasp:
Do you want snaps or buttons sewn on this shirt?
11 energy, vigour, animation, liveliness, vitality, bounce, alertness, sprightliness, élan, dash, sparkle, verve, Colloq zip, zing, get-up-and-go, pep, pizazz:
Granny certainly has a lot of snap left in her.
12 easy job, Slang picnic, US and Canadian breeze:
There had been no need for her to worry, for the exam turned out to be a snap.
13 abrupt, sudden, precipitate, hurried, hasty, incautious, rash, unpremeditated, unplanned, not well-thought-out, quick, instantaneous, instant:
This is too important a matter for a snap decision.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun, adjective, exclamation
+ verb (-pp-)
1 ~ (sth) (off) to break sth suddenly with a sharp noise; to be broken in this way: [VN] The wind had snapped the tree in two. + He snapped a twig off a bush. + [V] Suddenly, the rope snapped. + The branch she was standing on must have snapped off.
open / close / move into position
2 [usually +adv./prep.] to move, or to move sth, into a particular position quickly, especially with a sudden sharp noise: [V-ADJ] The lid snapped shut. + His eyes snapped open. + [V] He snapped to attention and saluted. + [VN-ADJ] She snapped the bag shut.
speak impatiently
3 ~ (at sb) to speak or say sth in an impatient, usually angry, voice: [V speech] 'Don't just stand there,' she snapped. + [V] I was tempted to snap back angrily at him. + [VN] He snapped a reply.
of animal
4 [V] ~ (at sb/sth) to try to bite sb/sth: The dogs snarled and snapped at our heels.
take photograph
5 (informal) to take a photograph: [VN] A passing tourist snapped the incident. + [V] She seemed oblivious to the crowds of photographers snapping away.
lose control
6 [V] to suddenly be unable to control your feelings any longer because the situation has become too difficult: My patience finally snapped. + When he said that, something snapped inside her. + And that did it. I snapped.
fasten clothing
7 [V, VN] (AmE) to fasten a piece of clothing with a snap
Idioms: snap your fingers to make a sharp noise by moving your second or third finger quickly against your thumb, to attract sb's attention, or to mark the beat of music, for example: He snapped his fingers for the waiter to bring more wine.
snap out of it / sth
snap sb out of it / sth [no passive] (informal) to make an effort to stop feeling unhappy or depressed; to help sb to stop feeling unhappy: You've been depressed for weeks. It's time you snapped out of it.
snap to it (informal) used, especially in orders, to tell sb to start working harder or more quickly
more at HEAD n.
Phrasal Verbs: snap sth<->out to say sth in a sharp unpleasant way: The sergeant snapped out an order.
snap sth<->up to buy or obtain sth quickly because it is cheap or you want it very much: All the best bargains were snapped up within hours. + (figurative) She's been snapped up by Hollywood to star in two major movies.
+ noun
sharp noise
1 [C] a sudden sharp noise, especially one made by sth closing or breaking: She closed her purse with a snap. + the snap of a twig
2 (also snapshot) [C] a photograph, especially one taken quickly: She showed us her holiday snaps.
card game
3 (Snap) [U] a card game in which players take turns to put cards down and try to be the first to call out 'snap' when two similar cards are put down together
Idioms: be a snap (AmE, informal) to be very easy to do: This job's a snap.
+ adjective [only before noun] made or done quickly and without careful thought or preparation: a snap decision / election
+ exclamation
1 you say snap! in the card game called 'Snap' when two cards that are the same are put down
2 (BrE, spoken) people say snap! to show that they are surprised when two things are the same: Snap! I've just bought that CD too!
Collocation Dictionary

1 break suddenly with a sharp noise


The branch suddenly snapped.


snap (sth) in half/two
She picked up the pencil and snapped it in two.

2 move (sth) quickly with a sharp noise


snap (sth) open/shut
She snapped the lid shut.
| snap (sth) together
The plastic pieces snap together to make a replica of a dinosaur.

3 speak in a quick angry way


angrily, impatiently, irritably, sarcastically, sharply | back
‘How should I know?’ Zen snapped back.


He lost his temper and snapped irritably at the children.

4 lose control


My patience finally snapped.

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