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Synonyms for snatch
snætʃsnatch

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Wiktionary

  1. snatchverb

    Synonyms:
    grab

  2. snatchverb

    To grasp quickly.

    He snatched up the phone.

    Synonyms:
    grab

  3. snatchverb

    To grasp and remove quickly.

    He snatched the letter out of the secretary's hand.

    Synonyms:
    grab

  4. snatchverb

    To steal.

    Someone has just snatched my purse!

    Synonyms:
    grab

  5. snatchverb

    (by extension) To take a victory at the last moment.

    Synonyms:
    grab

  6. snatchnoun

    To do something quickly due to limited time available.

    Synonyms:
    grab

  7. snatchnoun

    Synonyms:
    cunt, twat

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. snatch

    To catch is to come up with or take possession of something departing, fugitive, or illusive. We catch a runaway horse, a flying ball, a mouse in a trap. We clutch with a swift, tenacious movement of the fingers; we grasp with a firm but moderate closure of the whole hand; we grip or gripe with the strongest muscular closure of the whole hand possible to exert. We clasp in the arms. We snatch with a quick, sudden, and usually a surprising motion. In the figurative sense, catch is used of any act that brings a person or thing into our power or possession; as, to catch a criminal in the act; to catch an idea, in the sense of apprehend or comprehend. Compare ARREST.

    Synonyms:
    apprehend, capture, catch, clasp, clutch, comprehend, discover, ensnare, entrap, grasp, grip, gripe, lay hold of (on, upon), overtake, secure, seize, take, take hold of

    Antonyms:
    fail of, fall short of, give up, let go, lose, miss, release, restore, throw aside, throw away

    Preposition:
    To catch at a straw; to catch a fugitive by the collar; to catch a ball with the left hand; he caught the disease from the patient; the thief was caught in the act; the bird in the snare.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. snatch

    Synonyms:
    twitch, pluck, pull, catch, grasp, gripe, clutch

    Antonyms:
    unclutch, restore, unhand, release

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snatch, bitnoun

    a small fragment

    "overheard snatches of their conversation"

    Synonyms:
    chip, second, act, routine, puss, fleck, cunt, moment, morsel, flake, mo, spot, catch, twat, snap, grab, scrap, piece, pussy, slit, bite, number, kidnapping, turn, bit, minute

  2. cunt, puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twatnoun

    obscene terms for female genitals

    Synonyms:
    bitch, kitty-cat, zany, fathead, puss, cunt, prick, pussycat, dent, jackass, goose, incision, catch, twat, scratch, snap, kitty, bozo, grab, cuckoo, pussy, slit, goof, kidnapping, bit, goofball

  3. kidnapping, snatchnoun

    (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

    Synonyms:
    puss, bit, slit, pussy, grab, snap, twat, cunt, catch, kidnapping

  4. snatchnoun

    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion

    Synonyms:
    puss, bit, slit, pussy, grab, snap, twat, cunt, catch, kidnapping

  5. catch, grab, snatch, snapverb

    the act of catching an object with the hands

    "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

    Synonyms:
    snapshot, apprehension, crack, cunt, piece of cake, bit, arrest, twat, elasticity, duck soup, picnic, match, slit, pussy, ginger snap, ginger nut, taking into custody, centering, kidnapping, cinch, stop, collar, gingersnap, pushover, walkover, pinch, snap, snap bean, puss, child's play, press stud, catch, breeze, gimmick, grab, snap fastener, cracking, haul, shot

  6. snatch, snatch up, snapverb

    to grasp hastily or eagerly

    "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"

    Synonyms:
    snatch up, click, shoot, tear, abduct, break down, snarl, photograph, nobble, kidnap, lose it, snap, crack, bust, flick, rupture

  7. snatchverb

    to make grasping motions

    "the cat snatched at the butterflies"

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, abduct, snap, nobble, snatch up

  8. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatchverb

    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

    "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

    Synonyms:
    scam, hornswoggle, snatch up, cabbage, filch, con, kidnap, rook, abduct, swindle, bunco, snarf, purloin, pinch, nobble, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, mulct, hook, lift, diddle, gip, short-change, swipe, defraud, pilfer, sneak, snap, abstract

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snatchverb

    Synonyms:
    grasp, clutch, gripe, wring, wrest, twitch, pluck, NAB, seize suddenly

  2. snatchnoun

    Synonyms:
    bit, fragment, portion, small part

  3. snatchnoun

    Synonyms:
    catch, short effort

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. snatchverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, grasp, gripe, wrest, pluck, grab, twitch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "snatch":

    pussy, kidnapping, kidnap, cunt

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How to use snatch in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Surprise do not even a bit by seeing the employees who snatch away sincere, hard workers’ efforts credit often only get high salary increment and job promotion every year in a private organisation.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    In the private sector company, 5% of workforce actually work but they have to keep changing workplace to get some salary raise. 90% of employees basically shirk their responsibility with many even snatch the credit of other's duty and they regularly get increment & occasionally promotion. Balance 5% are mentally jerk whose job is only to play office politics & promote sycophancy to make sincere workers’ life miserable and they get big fat remuneration, timely promotion, high perks and can be spotted often enjoying, gossiping, travelling, going places for sight-seeing, fine-dining, wining and partying.

  3. Horace:

    Let us my friends snatch our opportunity from the passing day.

  4. Nicolas Delarocque:

    French consumption is like a pie that's already been divvied up and you have to fight to snatch a new one, mall owners now realise they're better off having downmarket stores that draw crowds rather than high-end ones that don't.

  5. Abdul Qayyum:

    They tried to snatch it from him and then it exploded. He died on the spot.


Translations for snatch

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  • Reißen, klauen, stehlenGerman
  • arrebatar, raptar, arrancada, arranqueSpanish
  • tempaus, siepata, siemaista, napata, näpistää, kopata, vilkaista, katkelma, haukata, kulauttaaFinnish
  • enlever, voler, arraché, bribe, saisir, piquer, s'emparer de, empoigner, arracherFrench
  • kaptarIdo
  • scippare, strappareItalian
  • 奪うJapanese
  • pītau, tatango, pītautauMāori
  • wegpikken, weggraaien, afpakken, graai, doos, graaienDutch
  • bucetaPortuguese
  • схватить, выхватывать, хватать, стащить, выхватитьRussian
  • fitta, mutta, murra, kussimurraSwedish
  • பறிக்கTamil

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