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Definition 1: limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for snake in the sense of this definition

(snake is a kind of ...) reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye

(... is a kind of snake ) mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes

(... is a kind of snake ) wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes

(... is a kind of snake ) any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils

(... is a kind of snake ) any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres

(... is a kind of snake ) any of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail; of warm littoral seas; feed on fish which they immobilize with quick-acting venom

(... is a kind of snake ) venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw

(... is a member of snake) snakes

Definition 2: something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake - [noun denoting artifact]

(snake is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of snake ) a snake used to unblock toilets

(... is a kind of snake ) a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes

Definition 3: a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for snake in the sense of this definition

(snake is a kind of ...) a tool used with workers' hands

(snake is a kind of ...) something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake

(... is a kind of snake ) a plumber's snake for clearing a trap and drain

Definition 4: a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for snake in the sense of this definition

(snake is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(snake is a part of ...) a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho

(... is part of snake) a state in the Rocky Mountains

(... is part of snake) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

(... is part of snake) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

(... is part of snake) a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east

Definition 5: a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for snake in the sense of this definition

(snake is an instance of ...) a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

Definition 6: a deceitful or treacherous person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for snake in the sense of this definition

(snake is a kind of ...) a person who does harm to others

Definition 7: move along a winding path - [verb of motion]

Samples where snake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The army snaked through the jungle

(snake is a kind of ...) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

"the river winds through the hills" "the path meanders through the vineyards" "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

Definition 8: move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake - [verb of motion]

(snake is a kind of ...) move smoothly and effortlessly

Definition 9: form a snake-like pattern - [verb of stative]

Samples where snake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The river snakes through the valley

(snake is a kind of ...) extend in curves and turns

"The road winds around the lake" "the path twisted through the forest"

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