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1. snake

noun. ['ˈsneɪk'] limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.

Synonyms

  • diapsid
  • sea snake
  • colubrid
  • suborder Serpentes
  • diapsid reptile
  • suborder Ophidia
  • elapid snake
  • serpent
  • Serpentes
  • ophidian
  • Ophidia
  • viper
  • constrictor
  • colubrid snake
  • blind snake
  • elapid

Antonyms

  • approve
  • stay in place
  • straight line
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Snake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake

How do you pronounce snake?

Pronounce snake as sneɪk.

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Sentences with snake


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the scariest potential problems when taking a dip in the pool is to find a snake.

2. Adjective
It's a snake eat snake world and larger snakes are known to eat smaller snakes.

Quotes about snake


1. The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake.
- Jon Stewart

3. I coiled my empty straw wrapper around like a snake. Then I bit it before it could bite me. My love is as dangerous as my drinking habits.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.

2. harlequin-snake

noun. any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white; widely distributed in South America and Central America.

Synonyms

  • eastern coral snake
  • Micruroides euryxanthus
  • elapid snake
  • Micrurus fulvius
  • coral snake
  • New World coral snake
  • elapid

3. snake-rail_fence

noun. rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails.

Synonyms

  • snake fence
  • worm fence
  • rail fence

4. snake

verb. ['ˈsneɪk'] move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake.

Antonyms

  • straighten

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Snake

noun. a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer.

6. snake

verb. ['ˈsneɪk'] form a snake-like pattern.

Synonyms

  • wind
  • curve

Antonyms

  • subclass Anapsida
  • Anapsida
  • reptile

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. snake

noun. ['ˈsneɪk'] something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake.

Synonyms

  • closet auger
  • trap-and-drain auger
  • auger
  • object
  • plumber's snake

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • lower
  • untwine
  • unbraid

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. snake

noun. ['ˈsneɪk'] a deceitful or treacherous person.

Synonyms

  • bad person

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • untwist

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Snake

noun. a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Synonyms

  • Snake River
  • Evergreen State
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Beaver State
  • WY
  • Washington
  • OR
  • WA
  • Wyoming
  • Gem State
  • Equality State
  • Twin Falls
  • ID

10. snake

verb. ['ˈsneɪk'] move along a winding path.

Synonyms

  • wander
  • thread
  • wind
  • weave

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unbend
  • stand still
  • curliness

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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