HyperDic: snatch

English > 8 senses of the word snatch:
VERBcontactsnatch, snatch up, snapto grasp hastily or eagerly
contactsnatchto make grasping motions
contactsnatch, kidnap, nobble, abducttake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
NOUNcommunicationsnatch, bita small fragment
bodysnatch, cunt, puss, pussy, slit, twatobscene / obscene terms for female genitals
actsnatch, kidnapping(law) the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
actsnatcha weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
actsnatch, catch, grab, snapthe act of catching an object with the hands
snatch > pronunciation
Soundssnae'ch
Rhymesattach ... thatch / Thatch: 16 rhymes with aech...
English > snatch: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA small fragment.
Example"overheard snatches of their conversation"
Synonymbit
BroaderfragmentAn incomplete piece
English > snatch: 8 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningobscene / obscene terms for female genitals.
Synonymscunt, puss, pussy, slit, twat
Broaderfemale genitalia, female genitals, female genital organ, fannyexternal female sex organs
Spanishalmeja, chichi, chocha, chocho, choro, chucha, cocho, concha, conejo, coño, cuca, panocha, patata, punta, raja, vagina
Catalancony, figa, patata, xona
English > snatch: 8 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(law) the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment.
Synonymkidnapping
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadercapture, seizureThe act of taking of a person by force
Spanishrapto, secuestro
Catalanrapte, segrest
Verbssnatchtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
English > snatch: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion.
Broaderweightlift, weightliftingbodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
Spanisharrancada
English > snatch: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of catching an object with the hands.
Example "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"
Synonymscatch, grab, snap
Narrowerfair catch(American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled
interception(American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
mesh, meshing, interlock, interlockingThe act of interlocking or meshing
reboundThe act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
reception(American football) the act of catching a pass in football
shoestring catch(baseball) a running catch made near the ground
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishagarrada, agarrón, asimiento, cogida
Catalanagafada
Verbssnatchto grasp hastily or eagerly
snatchto make grasping motions
English > snatch: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo grasp hastily or eagerly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
Synonymssnatch up, snap
Narrowerswoop, swoop upseize or catch with a swooping motion
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Spanisharrebatar, chasquear, pillar
Catalanarrabassar
Nounssnatchthe act of catching an object with the hands
snatchera thief who grabs and runs
English > snatch: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo make grasping motions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the cat snatched at the butterflies"
Spanisharrebatar
Nounssnatchthe act of catching an object with the hands
English > snatch: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymskidnap, nobble, abduct
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Narrowershanghai, impressTake (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
BroaderseizeTake or capture by force
Spanishabducir, coger, pescar, raptar, secuestrar
Catalanagafar, prendre, raptar, segrestar
Nounssnatch(law) the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
snatchersomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

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