Definitions of snatch:
  • noun:   a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
  • noun:   a small fragment
    Example: "Overheard snatches of their conversation"
  • noun:   (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
  • noun:   the act of catching an object with the hands
    Example: "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"
  • noun:   obscene terms for female genitals
  • verb:   to make grasping motions
    Example: "The cat snatched at the butterflies"
  • verb:   to grasp hastily or eagerly
    Example: "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
  • verb:   take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

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