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snap

 
 
pronunciation:
snaep
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: snaps, snapping, snapped
definition 1: to break suddenly with a cracking noise.
The branch snapped when I stepped on it.
synonyms:
crack
similar words:
break, pop
definition 2: to close or open with a sharp noise.
The bottle cap snaps on and off.
similar words:
click, crack
definition 3: to cause to make a cracking noise.
The customer snapped her fingers to get the clerk's attention.
synonyms:
click
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a small metal object that is used to open and close something.
My shirt has snaps instead of buttons.