What are some opposite words for get hold of?

Antonyms for get hold of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take, get hold of(verb)

    get into one's hands, take physically

    "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"

    Synonyms:
    take on, demand, take in, shoot, get, call for, exact, take, pack, bring, acquire, read, involve, make, lease, guide, engage, lead, hire, necessitate, reach, select, have, occupy, strike, study, train, use up, assume, admit, pick out, need, adopt, subscribe to, deal, take aim, seize, clutch, postulate, claim, ingest, hold, carry, get through, contract, aim, require, fill, film, charter, drive, direct, ask, choose, subscribe, convey, submit, conduct, contact, take up, rent, take away, consider, accept, learn, withdraw, consume, contain, look at, remove

  2. reach, get through, get hold of, contact(verb)

    be in or establish communication with

    "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, touch, attain, seize, strive, progress to, wrap up, come through, hit, arrive at, pass on, make, finish up, reach, take, meet, finish off, get to, polish off, penetrate, gain, mop up, fall into place, give, come home, while away, achieve, pass, clutch, dawn, click, clear up, turn over, sink in, accomplish, contact, reach out, strain, get across, extend to, get through, hand

  3. seize, clutch, get hold of(verb)

    affect

    "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, get through, arrogate, sequester, capture, appropriate, usurp, attach, prehend, hold tight, take, impound, assume, hold close, grab, confiscate, take over, seize, conquer, reach, contact, cling to

How to use get hold of in a sentence?

  1. Gabo Arora:

    When people get hold of VR technology in the near future, those who may not have otherwise thought about such an issue will have Sidra's story there waiting for them.

  2. Anna Stoehr:

    She was not available when he had his assistant call to get hold of her because of a medical appointment, and then Mark Zuckerberg was out of the country so it never happened, but it was an exciting time for everyone with all the attention.

  3. Ben Embarek:

    What is important, what would be of great help, is to get hold of the virus before it adapted to humans, before the version we have now. Because then we would better understand how it adapted to humans, how it evolved, in terms of investigations, China has most probably, most likely, all the expertise needed to do these investigations. They have lot of very qualified researchers to that.

  4. Dick Pound:

    They might well do that( ask for a re-test) but I think what they would really prefer to do would be to get hold of Radchenkov, people make it sound like he is in America somewhere. He's a fairly slippery character.

  5. Ernie Getto:

    I'm not aware of any circumstance where we haven't put boots on the ground [to] oversee the [aid] distributions. It would be hard for anyone to get hold of the shipments and misappropriate them, we have been audited externally – and everything we have been audited about has come out with a good result. I am not saying we are perfect but I think we are as close to it as an organization can get.

How to pronounce get hold of?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say get hold of in sign language?

  1. getholdof

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