Synonyms of pounce in English:

pounce


See definition of pounce

verb

1‘two men pounced on him, demanding cash’

SYNONYMS

jump on, spring on, leap on, swoop on, swoop down on, dive at, drop down on, lunge at, bound at, fall on, set on, make a grab for, take by surprise, take unawares, catch off-guard, attack suddenly

ambush, mug

informal jump


noun

1‘with a sudden pounce, the cheetah's jaws fastened on the gazelle's throat’

SYNONYMS

leap, spring, jump, swoop, dive, lunge, bound