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Antonyms for grab
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term grab.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grab(noun)

    a mechanical device for gripping an object

    Synonyms:
    snap, snatch, catch

  2. catch, grab, snatch, snap(verb)

    the act of catching an object with the hands

    "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

    Synonyms:
    snapshot, apprehension, crack, cunt, piece of cake, bit, arrest, twat, elasticity, duck soup, picnic, match, slit, pussy, ginger snap, ginger nut, taking into custody, centering, snatch, kidnapping, cinch, stop, collar, gingersnap, pushover, walkover, pinch, snap, snap bean, puss, child's play, press stud, catch, breeze, gimmick, snap fastener, cracking, haul, shot

  3. catch, grab, take hold of(verb)

    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

    "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"

    Synonyms:
    seize, beguile, watch, captivate, view, enamour, overhear, entrance, capture, snap up, trip up, hitch, take hold of, catch up with, charm, catch, arrest, bewitch, take in, becharm, get, trance, enchant, pick up, snaffle, enamor, overtake, fascinate, see

  4. snap up, snaffle, grab(verb)

    get hold of or seize quickly and easily

    "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"

    Synonyms:
    snap up, catch, snaffle, take hold of, seize

  5. grab(verb)

    make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand

    "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"

    Synonyms:
    snap up, snaffle, catch, take hold of, seize

  6. grab(verb)

    obtain illegally or unscrupulously

    "Grab power"

    Synonyms:
    snap up, snaffle, catch, take hold of, seize

  7. grab(verb)

    take or grasp suddenly

    "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"

    Synonyms:
    snap up, snaffle, catch, take hold of, seize

  8. grab, seize(verb)

    capture the attention or imagination of

    "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, get hold of, arrogate, sequester, capture, snap up, attach, prehend, take hold of, impound, assume, catch, conquer, snaffle, usurp, confiscate, take over, seize, appropriate

Wiktionary

  1. grab(noun)

    Synonyms:
    catch, seize, clutch, snatch, grasp

  2. grab(noun)

    to make a sudden grasping or clutching motion (at something)

    Synonyms:
    snatch, seize, catch, grasp, clutch

  3. grab(verb)

    to restrain someone; to arrest

    Synonyms:
    snatch, seize, clutch, grasp, catch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grab(v)

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch, clutch, grasp, pluck

How to use grab in a sentence?

  1. Jalel Harchaoui:

    Libya is a corrupt, fractured environment that offers many rewards to actors bent on evading political compromise and using brute force instead, others will feel excluded and tempted to conduct attacks and grab territory.

  2. Khaled Meshaal:

    This is a plea from me to the Trump administration -- the new American administration -- break out from the wrong approaches of the past and which did not arrive at a result. And perhaps to grab the opportunity presented by Hamas' document.

  3. John Barrymore:

    The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.

  4. Parker Wright:

    We helped grab them off the boat and put them on our boat, it’s illegal to pass a boat that is distressed. We did what we had to do and hoped anybody else would have done the exact same thing.

  5. Joe Biden:

    A guy who ended up becoming our national leader said,' I can grab a woman anywhere and she likes it,'.

How to pronounce grab?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say grab in sign language?

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