snap back

Synonyms and related words:
answer, backfire, backlash, boomerang, bounce, bounce back, bound, bound back, cannon, cannon off, carom, come back at, fly back, have repercussions, kick, kick back, lash back, react, rebound, recalcitrate, recoil, repercuss, reply, resile, respond, ricochet, riposte, spring, spring back, take the bait

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Snap back — Snap Snap, n. [Cf. D. snap a snatching. See {Snap}, v. t.] 1. A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth. [1913 Webster] 3. A sudden, sharp motion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snap|back — «SNAP BAK», noun. 1. U.S. Informal. a snapping back to a former or normal condition; bounceback. 2. Football. a) the passing back of the ball which puts it in play; snap. b) center …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap back — index retort Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • snap back — UK US snap back Phrasal Verb with snap({{}}/snæp/ verb [T] ( pp ) ► [I] to quickly return to a previous condition: snap back from sth »The market snapped back last week from its free fall. »The Dow Jones Industrial Average, down more than 37 in… …   Financial and business terms

  • snap back — verb recover quickly After the surgery, the patient snapped back in a few days • Hypernyms: ↑recuperate, ↑recover, ↑convalesce • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap back — intransitive verb Date: 1945 to make a quick or vigorous recovery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snap back — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. get better, revive, become stronger; see improve 2 , recover 2 , 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • snap back — make a quick recovery, make a sudden rebound; (Football) pass the ball backward through the legs (usually to the quarterback) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snap-back — …   Useful english dictionary

  • To snap back — Snap Snap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snapping}.] [LG. or D. snappen to snap up, to snatch; akin to G. schnappen, MHG. snaben, Dan. snappe, and to D. snavel beak, bill. Cf. {Neb}, {Snaffle}, n.] 1. To break at once; to break… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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