What does snap back mean?

Definitions for snap back
snap back

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word snap back.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snap backverb

    recover quickly

    "After the surgery, the patient snapped back in a few days"


  1. snap back

    Snap back refers to a quick return to a previous position or state, often after a change or deviation. It can refer to a physical action, such as an elastic band snapping back to its original shape after being stretched, or metaphorically to situations or behaviors that revert back to a previous state after change.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce snap back?

How to say snap back in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snap back in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snap back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of snap back in a Sentence

  1. Dave Lesar:

    When this thing snaps back, it's going to snap back hard, we believe that when this market recovers it will be North America that responds the fastest, offering the greatest upside.

  2. Nicholas Smith:

    Value is starting to snap back and some sectors that pretty recently were hanging around all-time lows are showing signs of life, the general updraft in oil is helping confidence as well. Investors aren't yet ready to take on a lot of risk, but they are adding to their positions.

  3. Gretchen Whitmer:

    I don't think many knew that Michigan would snap back 91 years to a law that would render this pro-choice state one of the most extreme in the country, no exceptions for rape, no exception for incest. This is how serious this moment is and how dramatic lives could be upended in Michigan.

  4. Patrick Ramsey:

    Once we get to the back-end of this, we will see a meaningful snap-back in activity. The degree of that snap-back will depend on the economic outlook and equity market recovery.

  5. Foreign Minister Javad Zarif:

    This is not a game, we have a provision for snap-back if the U.S. fails, so if the U.S. wants to sell this as an achievement, be my guest.

Translations for snap back

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • वापस तस्वीरHindi

Get even more translations for snap back »


Find a translation for the snap back definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"snap back." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 23 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/snap+back>.

Discuss these snap back definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for snap back? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    A splay
    B pecuniary
    C flabby
    D numinous

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for snap back: