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snore (v.)

mid-15c., probably related to snort (v.) and both probably of imitative origin (compare Dutch snorken, Middle High German snarchen, German schnarchen, Swedish snarka; see snout). Related: Snored; snoring.

snore (n.)

mid-14c., "a snort;" c. 1600, "act of snoring," of imitative origin; see snore (v.).

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Definitions of snore from WordNet
1
snore (n.)
the rattling noise produced when snoring;
snore (n.)
the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound;
Synonyms: snoring / stertor
2
snore (v.)
breathe noisily during one's sleep;
she complained that her husband snores
Synonyms: saw wood / saw logs
From wordnet.princeton.edu