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snake

 
Noun snake has 5 senses
  1. snake, serpent, ophidian - limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    --1 is a kind of diapsid, diapsid reptile
    --1 is a member of Serpentes, suborder Serpentes, Ophidia, suborder Ophidia
    --1 has particulars:
     colubrid snake, colubrid; blind snake, worm snake; constrictor; elapid, elapid snake; sea snake; viper
  2. snake, snake in the grass - a deceitful or treacherous person
    --2 is a kind of bad person
  3. Snake, Snake River - a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    --3 is a kind of river
    --3 is a part of
     Wyoming, Equality State, WY; Idaho, Gem State, ID; Oregon, Beaver State, OR; Washington, Evergreen State, WA
    --3 has parts: Twin, Twin Falls
  4. Hydra, Snake - a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
    --4 is a kind of constellation
  5. snake - something resembling a snake
    --5 is a kind of
    object, physical object
    --5 has particulars: closet auger; plumber's snake, auger; trap-and-drain auger
    Derived forms: verb snake1, verb snake2
Verb snake has 3 senses
  1. snake - move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
    --1 is one way to
    glide
    Derived form: noun snake5
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. snake - form a snake-like pattern; "The river snakes through the valley"
    --2 is one way to
    wind, curve
    Derived form: noun snake5
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. snake - move along a winding path; "The army snaked through the jungle"
    --3 is one way to
    weave, wind, thread, meander, wander
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
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