a mechanical device for gripping an object
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"
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
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!"
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
snap up, snaffle, grab(verb)
get hold of or seize quickly and easily
"I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand
"The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
obtain illegally or unscrupulously
take or grasp suddenly
"She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
capture the attention or imagination of
"This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
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How to use grab in a sentence?
This is not about a gun grab, this is not about not supporting the Second Amendment, this is about what kind of gun do you have [a] right to own.
The opportunity for industrial companies is to grab this next age of productivity, we have to turn connectivity into insights, and insights into outcomes.
Chips, candy, pizza and other desserts are easy to grab if your appetite starts to rise as you're drinking.
They (the police) were going around pretty much looking for anyone they could grab. ... They really weren't looking for violent guys.
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
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- قبض, إختطافArabic
- uchopit, chytit, urvatCzech
- tag fatDanish
- Greifer, greifenGerman
- detener, arrestar, agarrarSpanish
- tarttua, vangita, tarttuminen, pidättää, koura, tarrata, napataFinnish
- empoigner, attraper, saisirFrench
- markológép, megragadás, megfogás, MegragadHungarian
- afferrare, arrestareItalian
- 掴む, つかむJapanese
- prehendo, sumo, capio, iaculisLatin
- złapać, porywać, chwytać, wyrywać, chwycićPolish
- pegar, agarrarPortuguese
- схватить, захва́т, схватывать, захватывать (внимание), хватать, арестовать, грейферRussian
- kapje, kap, rrëmbej, kapëseAlbanian
- gripa, arrestera, ta tag i, huggSwedish
- ele geçirmek, yakalamak, kapmakTurkish
- vồ lấyVietnamese
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