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1. To utter something abruptly or sharply: The sergeant snapped out a command. The coach snapped her orders out.
2. snap out of To recover suddenly from some mental state: Snap out of it! We have a job to do.
3. snap out of To rouse someone suddenly from some mental state: When he yelled, he snapped me out of my daydream. The magician snapped the audience volunteer out of the hypnotic state.