What is another word for snatch?

Pronunciation: [snˈat͡ʃ] (IPA)

The word "snatch" can be interchanged with several synonyms, including "grab," "seize," "take," "capture," "pluck," and "retrieve." Each word connotes a different level of force and urgency. "Grab" and "seize" imply a sudden, quick action, while "capture" suggests taking control of something that is difficult to obtain. "Pluck" and "retrieve" both suggest getting something back that was lost or taken away. Whatever the context, having a wide variety of synonyms to choose from allows writers and speakers to be more precise and nuanced in their communication.

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What are the opposite words for snatch?

Antonyms for the word "snatch" include "give", "release", "surrender", and "yield". These words refer to actions that involve offering or relinquishing something instead of forcefully taking it away. Other antonyms include "deposit", "plant", and "place", which imply a slow and deliberate movement compared to the sudden and abrupt snatch. In addition, synonyms for the word can also serve as antonyms, such as "return", "replace", or "restore". Understanding antonyms can help to communicate in a more nuanced and precise way, avoiding ambiguity and confusion in language.

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Usage examples for Snatch

snatch down the prize from thy helmet: I will announce its promise to thee; unless thou art blind or deaf, thou shalt pierce to the depth of the riddle.
"The Three Heron's Feathers"
Hermann Sudermann
How oft, to tell what arm defends thine isle, To guard her welfare, and yet check her pride, Have the winds snatch'd the victory from war?
"The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2"
Edward Young
snatch then, my friend, as I have, the first occasion of leaving the noisy town with all its very empty pursuits, and devote your days to study, or even resign them to ease.
"The Book-Hunter at Home"
P. B. M. Allan

Famous quotes with Snatch

  • Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
    Lord Chesterfield
  • There's not a hip-hop artist that didn't snatch of piece of Bob Marley. It's totally impossible.
    Wyclef Jean
  • Who breathe where you will, come into me and snatch me up to yourself.
    Richard Rolle
  • Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I'll take kingdoms back from thine.
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there.
    Edward Young

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