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Synonyms for grab
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Wiktionary

  1. grabnoun

    Synonyms:
    seize, clutch, snatch, grasp, catch

  2. grabnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    grasp, clutch, catch, seize, snatch

  3. grabverb

    to restrain someone; to arrest

    Synonyms:
    snatch, seize, clutch, grasp, catch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grabnoun

    a mechanical device for gripping an object

    Synonyms:
    snap, snatch, catch

  2. catch, grab, snatch, snapverb

    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 ofverb

    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, grabverb

    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. grabverb

    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. grabverb

    obtain illegally or unscrupulously

    "Grab power"

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

  7. grabverb

    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, seizeverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grabverb

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] snatch, clutch, seize violently, gripe suddenly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grabverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch, clutch, grasp, pluck

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grab":

    catch, take, get, grabs, seize, eat

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How to use grab in a sentence?

  1. John Krasinski:

    One of those baseballs, if there's an extra one grab one and sign it for me, you're my heroes that are going on this wall.

  2. Gikas Hardouvelis:

    There are people in Greece who think these people should pay taxes. People in the ministry, they were gung-ho to grab them. I tend to be more liberal because I understand that these people have options.

  3. James Neal:

    It's fresh there for us to grab a hold, and we ran with it, whether you have three Stanley Cups or your first time in the playoffs, everyone has something to prove.

  4. Fajr Hmaid:

    I wanted to bring them here and teach them, this is my talent, i have one girl in first grade. If she is absent from school for a period of time, she will forget how to grab the pen and how to write.

  5. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings:

    The father entered the water and tried to grab the child and was not successful.


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