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grab

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grab

  1. an instance of theft <a political activist who thinks the government's lease of public lands to logging companies amounts to an illegal land grab> Synonyms theft, heist, pinch, rip-off, snatching, swipingRelated Words break-in, burglary, holdup, mugging, stickup


grab

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grab

  1. to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <don't grab my arm like that> Synonyms bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, catch, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, 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


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