Synonyms for snatch

Synonyms for (noun) snatch

Synonyms: grab, catch, snatch, snap

Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands

Usage: 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

Similar words: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights


Synonyms: snatch

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

Similar words: weightlift, weightlifting

Definition: bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights


Synonyms: snatch, kidnapping

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

Similar words: capture, seizure

Definition: the act of taking of a person by force


Synonyms: puss, pussy, snatch, slit, twat, cunt

Definition: obscene terms for female genitals

Similar words: female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny

Definition: external female sex organs

Usage: in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals


Synonyms: snatch, bit

Definition: a small fragment

Usage: overheard snatches of their conversation

Similar words: fragment

Definition: an incomplete piece

Usage: fragments of a play

Synonyms for (verb) snatch

Synonyms: snatch, snatch up, snap

Definition: to grasp hastily or eagerly

Usage: Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch

Definition: take hold of; grab

Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals


Synonyms: abduct, snatch, nobble, kidnap

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

Usage: The industrialist's son was kidnapped

Similar words: seize

Definition: take or capture by force

Usage: The terrorists seized the politicians; The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages