Thesaurus

snatching

noun

Synonyms of snatching

(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of theft
  • an industry in which the snatching of trade secrets is greatly feared

Synonyms for snatching

Words Related to snatching

snatching

verb
present participle of snatch

Synonyms & Antonyms of snatching (Entry 2 of 2)

to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • the brazen seagull snatched the french fry right from my hand

Synonyms for snatching

Words Related to snatching

Phrases Synonymous with snatching

Near Antonyms for snatching

Antonyms for snatching

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About snatching

Thesaurus Entries Near snatching

snatches

snatching

snazzy

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Snatching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snatching. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on snatching

Nglish: Translation of snatching for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of snatching for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!