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SNAP OFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snap off mean? 

SNAP OFF (verb)
  The verb SNAP OFF has 1 sense:

1. break a piece from a whole

  Familiarity information: SNAP OFF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNAP OFF (verb)


Sense 1snap off [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Break a piece from a whole

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

snap off; break off; break

Context example:

break a branch from a tree

Hypernyms (to "snap off" is one way to...):

detach (cause to become detached or separated; take off)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "snap off"):

French (snap (bean) lengthwise in preparation for cooking)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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