New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: nap · sap · slap · snag · snip · soap · swap · snack · snail · snake
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snap

verb
noun
interjection
adjective
phrases
verb
1 verb break
INTRANSITIVEbris verb  c m uit might snap d'fhéadfadh sé briseadhit snapped in half bhris sé ina dhá leathit snapped in two bhris sé ina dhá chuidthe smaller twigs snap off is féidir na craobhóga beaga a bhriseadh de
TRANSITIVEbris verb  c m udon't snap it! ná bris é!snap it in half bris ina dhá leath éI snapped a ligament in my ankle bhris mé ballnasc i mo rúitín
2 verb move into position with a cracking sound
INTRANSITIVEsmeach a dhéanamhto snap open oscailt de smeach, oscailt de shnapthe purse snapped shut dhún an sparán de smeach, dhruid an sparán de shnap
TRANSITIVEto snap sth open rud a oscailt de smeach, rud a oscailt de shnapto snap sth shut rud a dhúnadh de smeach, rud a dhruidim de shnap
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3 verb make a snapping sound INTRANSITIVEbheith ag bloscadhbheith ag cnagarnach 4 verb make a noise with your fingers TRANSITIVE to snap your fingers smeach a bhaint as do mhéara 5 verb try to bite INTRANSITIVEáladh a thabhairtsnap verb  c m uthe dog snapped at them thug an madra áladh orthu, shnap an madra orthu 6 verb say sth angrily
INTRANSITIVElabhair go giorraisclabhair go gairgeachhe was snapping at everybody bhí sé ag sclamhadh gach duine, bhí sé ag tafann ar gach duine
TRANSITIVEabair go giorraiscabair go gairgeach'Shut up!' she snapped. 'Éist do bhéal!' ar sise go giorraisc.don't snap answers back like that ná bí ag radadh freagraí le daoine mar sin to snap sb's head off duine a ithe, íde béil a thabhairt do dhuine, aghaidh do chraois a thabhairt ar dhuine
7 verb lose control INTRANSITIVEspréach verb  c m upléasc verb  c m uan bloc a chailleadhI finally snapped phléasc mé faoi dheireadh, fuair an fhearg bua orm sa deireadh 8 verb give, come to an end INTRANSITIVEbris verb  c m uher patience snapped bhris ar an bhfoighne aicisomething snapped inside me phléasc rud éigin i mo chroí istigh 9 verb PHOT informal photograph
TRANSITIVEgrianghraf a thógáil depictiúr a thógáil de
INTRANSITIVEgrianghraf a thógáilpictiúr a thógáil
noun
10 noun cracking noisecnag masc1  c m usmeach masc  c m ublosc masc1  c m uit broke with a snap bhris sé de smeach 11 noun act of snapping your fingers with a snap of her fingers le smeach dá méara 12 noun PHOT informal photographgrianghraf masc1  c m upictiúr masc1  c m uto take a snap of sth grianghraf a thógáil de rud, pictiúr a thógáil de rud 13 noun card gamesnap masc  c m u 14 (US) noun fastenersnapaire  c m u 15 noun MET short periodtamall masc1  c m u 16 (US), informal noun sth that is very easyit's a snap níl dua dá laghad ag baint leis, tá sé chomh héasca lena bhfaca tú riamh 17 noun energy, vigourbeocht fem3  c m ubrí fem4  c m ufuinneamh masc1  c m uyou don't have much snap in you today níl mórán beochta ionat inniu
interjection
18 interjection said in the game of snapsnap  c m u 19 interjection informal said when you see sth identical snap  c m usnap! we have the same coat! snap! tá an cóta céanna againn!
adjective
20 adjective made or arranged suddenly tobann adj1  c m uit was a snap decision cinneadh tobann a bhí annsnap election toghchán tobann
phrases

in a snap

informal (especially US) go han-sciobthataobh istigh de bhomaitear iompú do bhoisei bhfaiteadh na súli mbomaite

to snap out of it

you need to snap out of it caithfidh tú an cantal a chur díot, caithfidh tú an stuaic a chur díot

to snap to attention

MIL 1 stand to attentionteacht ar aire 2 pay attentionwe all snapped to attention when the principal walked in dhíríomar ár n-aird ar chúrsaí go pras nuair a shiúil an príomhoide isteach

to snap to it

dul ina cheann lom láithreachluí isteach air láithreach bonntabhairt faoi ar an toirtand snap to it! agus déan deifir leis!