Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun snatch

5 senses of snatch

Sense 1
snatch, bit -- (a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation")
       => fragment -- (an incomplete piece; "fragments of a play")

Sense 2
cunt, puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat -- (obscene terms for female genitals)
       => female genitalia, female genitals, female genital organ, fanny -- (external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals")

Sense 3
kidnapping, snatch -- ((law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment)
       => capture, seizure -- (the act of taking of a person by force)

Sense 4
snatch -- (a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion)
       => weightlift, weightlifting -- (bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights)

Sense 5
catch, grab, snatch, snap -- (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")
       => touch, touching -- (the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb snatch

3 senses of snatch

Sense 1
snatch, snatch up, snap -- (to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone")
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (take hold of; grab; "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")

Sense 2
snatch -- (to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies")

Sense 3
kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch -- (take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped")
       => seize -- (take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages")

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