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Synonyms and Antonyms of snag

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synonym (synonym of snag)

  • (noun.object)
    an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart (noun.object)
  • (noun.cognition)
    an unforeseen obstacle (noun.cognition)

hypernym (snag IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest (noun.plant)
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms (noun.plant)
  • a sharp protuberance (noun.shape)
    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings (noun.shape)
  • an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart (noun.object)
    an open or empty space in or between things (noun.object)
  • an unforeseen obstacle (noun.cognition)
    something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted (noun.cognition)
  • catch on a snag (
    to hook or entangle (
  • get by acting quickly and smartly (verb.possession)
    come into possession of (verb.possession)
  • hew jaggedly (
    strike with an axe; cut down, strike (

derivation (.... is derived from snag)

  • a sharp protuberance (noun.shape)
    hew jaggedly (
  • an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart (noun.object)
    to separate or be separated by force (
  • (
    separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument (
  • (
    tear or be torn violently (
  • (
    separate or cause to separate abruptly (
  • hew jaggedly (
    a sharp protuberance (noun.shape)
synonym hypernym derivation rent rip split tear hang-up hitch obstacle obstruction gap opening tree bulge tear cleave pull rend bust rupture

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