Definition for SNATCH

SNATCH, v.t. [pret. and pp. snatched or snacht. D. snakken, to grasp, to catch for breath.]

  1. To seize hastily or abruptly. When half our knowledge we must snatch, not take. – Pope.
  2. To seize without permission or ceremony; as, to snatch a kiss.
  3. To seize and transport away; as, snatch me to heaven. – Thomson.

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