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Synonyms for snag
snæg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snag(noun)

    a sharp protuberance

    Synonyms:
    hang-up, rip, tear, split, hitch, rent, rub

  2. snag(noun)

    a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest

    "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"

    Synonyms:
    hang-up, rip, tear, split, hitch, rent, rub

  3. rip, rent, snag, split, tear(noun)

    an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

    "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

    Synonyms:
    rent, economic rent, rakehell, crosscurrent, roue, bust, rip, hitch, binge, split up, teardrop, tide rip, riptide, stock split, blood, tear, rake, hang-up, split, countercurrent, schism, profligate, bout, rub

  4. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag(verb)

    an unforeseen obstacle

    Synonyms:
    rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, hitch, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest, rub

  5. snag(verb)

    catch on a snag

    "I snagged my stocking"

  6. snag(verb)

    get by acting quickly and smartly

    "snag a bargain"

  7. snag(verb)

    hew jaggedly

Wiktionary

  1. snag(noun)

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

  2. snag(noun)

    To catch or tear (e.g. fabric) upon a rough surface or projection

    Be careful not to snag your stockings on that concrete bench!

    Synonyms:
    banger, hitch

  3. snag(noun)

    To fish by means of dragging a large hook or hooks on a line, intending to impale the body (rather than the mouth) of the target

    We snagged for spoonbill from the eastern shore of the Mississippi river.

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

  4. snag(noun)

    To obtain or pick up (something)

    Ella snagged a bottle of water from the fridge before leaving for her jog.

    Synonyms:
    banger, hitch

  5. snag(noun)

    One of the secondary branches of an antler.

    Synonyms:
    banger, hitch

  6. snag(noun)

    As in cloth, a pulled thread or yarn.

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

  7. snag(noun)

    A problem or difficulty with something.

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

  8. snag(noun)

    A sausage.

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

  9. snag(noun)

    A misnaged, an opponent to Chassidic Judaism (more likely modern, for cultural reasons).

    Synonyms:
    hitch, banger

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snag(n.)

    Synonyms:
    knot, knarl, knob, projection

  2. snag(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tooth (in contempt)

  3. snag(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [U. s.] swaying trunk or branch of a tree (fixed at one end in a river)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    anomaly, boredom, pitfall

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