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snatch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snatch

  1. to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <the brazen seagull snatched the french fry right from my hand> Synonyms bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, catch, trapRelated Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss




snatch

noun, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of snatch

  1. the unlawful or forcible carrying away of a person or animal <to the police chief, it didn't look like a snatch, but another case of a bride-to-be getting cold feet> Synonyms hijacking (also highjacking), kidnapping (also kidnaping), rape, abduction [slang]Related Words impressment, seizure, shanghaiing




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