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Definition 1: a refusal to recognize someone you know - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the snub was clearly intentional

Synonyms for snub in the sense of this definition

(snub is a kind of ...) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Definition 2: an instance of driving away or warding off - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for snub in the sense of this definition

(snub is a kind of ...) the speech act of rejecting

Definition 3: reject outright and bluntly - [verb of communication]

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

  • She snubbed his proposal

Synonyms for snub in the sense of this definition

(snub is a kind of ...) reject with contempt

"She spurned his advances"

Definition 4: refuse to acknowledge - [verb of communication]

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

  • She cut him dead at the meeting

Synonyms for snub in the sense of this definition

(snub is a kind of ...) interact in a certain way

"Do right by her" "Treat him with caution, please" "Handle the press reporters gently"

Definition 5: unusually short - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a snub nose

(snub is similar to ...) (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

"short skirts" "short hair" "the board was a foot short" "a short toss"

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