Synonyms of snatch


1. snatch, bit, fragment

usage: a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"

3. kidnapping, snatch, capture, seizure

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

4. snatch, weightlift, weightlifting

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

5. catch, grab, snatch, snap, touch, touching

usage: 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"


1. snatch, snatch up, snap, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"

2. snatch

usage: to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"

3. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch, seize

usage: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

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Definition and meaning of snatch (Dictionary)