Definitions and translations for "snatch"

Definition of snatch

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To grasp quickly.
He snatched up the phone.
2. To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch.
To snatch at a rope
3. To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony.
To snatch a kiss
4. To grasp and remove quickly.
He snatched the letter out of the secretary's hand.
5. To steal.
Someone has just snatched my purse!
6. (by extension) To take a victory at the last moment.
7. To do something quickly due to limited time available.
He snatched a sandwich before catching the train.
He snatched a glimpse of her while her mother had her back turned.
Noun
8. A quick grab or catch.
The leftfielder makes a nice snatch to end the inning.
9. A competitive weightlifting event in which a barbell is lifted from the platform to locked arms overhead in a smooth continuous movement.
10. A piece of some sound, usually music or conversation.
I heard a snatch of Mozart as I passed the open window.
11. A vulva.
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English - English - snatch

Pronunciation
n. grab, act of suddenly seizing something; bit, scrap, fragment; brief period of time, spell; kidnapping (Slang)
v. attempt to seize; take abruptly, grab quickly; kidnap, abduct; seize an opportunity

English - Spanish - snatch

Pronunciation
s. arrebatamiento; agarre
v. arrebatar, tomar, tomar por la fuerza

English - French - snatch

Pronunciation
n. vol; fragments, bribes
v. saisir, attraper; essayer d'enlever; sauter (sur l'occasion etc.)

English - German - snatch

Pronunciation
n. Griff (nach etwas); Raub; Kidnapping; Reißen (Gewichtheben); Gesprächsfetzen; Wortbrocken
v. schnappen; ergreifen; an sich reißen; nehmen; bekommen

English - Indonesian - snatch

Pronunciation
n. tangkapan secara cepat, detik, sebagian, penculikan, penangkapan
v. merampas, merebut, berebut, menyabet, mengambil, menggigit, memakai kesempatan, merenggut, menculik, menangkap, menangkapi

English - Italian - snatch

Pronunciation
s. atto di afferrare; presa, stretta; breve periodo; frammento, brano, pezzo, pezzetto; (sl) rapimento; furto con strappo, (fam) scippo
v. strappare, dare uno strappo a, dare di piglio a; carpire; sottrarre; (sl) rapire; portar via, ghermire

English - Polish - snatch

Pronunciation
n. chwytanie, urywek, porwanie
v. wychwycić, chapać, porwać, złapać, łapać, capnąć {pot.}, docierać, sprzątać, wydrzeć, uszczknąć, poderwać, wychwytywać, chapnąć, porywać, dotrzeć, sprzątnąć, wydzierać, uszczykiwać

English - Portuguese - snatch

Pronunciation
s. espaço de tempo curto; rapto; apreensão; pedaço; tentativa de agarrar, tentativa de conseguir
v. agarrar (chance, etc); apanhar; arrebatar; tentar pegar; arrancar; esforçar-se por

English - Romanian - snatch

Pronunciation
n. apucare, înşfăcare, fragment, frântură, perioadă scurtă
v. apuca, înşfăca, smulge, lua

English - Russian - snatch

Pronunciation
с. хватание, рывок, хватка; момент, мгновение, короткий промежуток времени
г. хватать, вырывать, урвать; стащить, похищать

English - Turkish - snatch

Pronunciation
f. kapmak, yakalamak, fırsattan istifade etmek, çabucak yapmak, kapışmak, zorla almak, koparmak, kaçırmak, koparmada kaldırmak (halter)
i. kapma, yakalama, an, kısa süre, çok kısa süren şey, am, kadın cinsel organı, ilişkiye girme, parça

English - Ukrainian - snatch

Pronunciation
n. хапання, момент, уривок, викрадання
v. хапати, ухопитися, скористатися, видерти, видкрадати, уривати, хапатися

English - Dutch - snatch

Pronunciation
zn. ruk, greep, roof; brok, stukje, fragment; kut; poging om te grijpen naar, poging om aan te grijpen
ww. grijpen naar; (dadelijk) aangrijpen; wegrukken, weggrijpen; stelen; oppakken

English - Greek - snatch

Pronunciation
ουσ. αρπαγή, άρπαγμα, τεμάχιο
ρήμ. αρπάζω

English - Arabic - snatch

Pronunciation
‏خطف ولد، نتفة‏
‏وقفذ على، شرب عل عجل، إختلس، إرتاح قليلا، أكل بسرعة، إنتزع، إختطف، إستولى‏

English - Chinese - snatch

Pronunciation
(名) 夺取; 片刻, 短时; 抢夺; 片段, 点滴
(动) 夺取, 攫取; 想抢走, 攫取

English - Chinese - snatch

Pronunciation
(名) 奪取; 片刻, 短時; 搶奪; 片段, 點滴
(動) 奪取, 攫取; 想搶走, 攫取

English - Hindi - snatch

Pronunciation
n. क्षणिक प्रवृत्ति, झपट, बलपूर्वक ग्रहण, टुकड़ा, दौर
v. छीनना, झटक से पकड़ना, ग्रहण करना, झपटना

English - Japanese - snatch

Pronunciation
(動) ひったくる; 飛びつく; 急いでとる
(名) ひったくり; 一部分; 短い間

English - Korean - snatch

Pronunciation
명. 잡아챔, 갑작스럽게 가로챔; 한입, 한조각; 짧은 순간, 찰나; 유괴 (속어)
동. 잡아 채려 하다; 낚아채다, 와락 붙잡다; 유괴하다; 기회를 포착하다

English - Vietnamese - snatch

Pronunciation
n. cái chụp lẹ, thời gian ngắn, bữa ăn qua loa
v. chụp thình lình, chụp lấy cơ hội
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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for snatch
1. fragment: scrap, shred, chunk, chip, snippet, sliver, tatter
2. grab: pluck, pull, grasp, yank, seize, wrench, jerk
3. steal: filch, nab, collar, purloin, swipe, take, hijack
Verb forms for snatch
Present participle: snatching
Present: snatch (3.person: snatches)
Past: snatched
Future: will snatch
Present conditional: would snatch
Present Perfect: have snatched (3.person: has snatched)
Past Perfect: had snatched
Future Perfect: will have snatched
Past conditional: would have snatched