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Synonyms for grab
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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grab(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grab(v)

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch, clutch, grasp, pluck

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    catch, take, get, grabs, seize, eat

How to pronounce grab?

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How to say grab in sign language?

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How to use grab in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Shelly:

    Some of our schools offer alternative meals, like a salad bar that kids can sign up for or grab-and-go meals if they don't want the regular meal that day, in order to cut costs, that would probably be something that I would think about doing away with.

  2. Daniel Sugarman:

    The rebound in the European markets appears to have been driven by a slight resurgence in oil prices, which in turn has boosted the share price of European oil & gas companies, with crude oil prices having plummeted still further since the start of the year, investors appear keen to grab at any positive indications they can see, however small and however temporary.

  3. Cedric Alexander:

    Video footage captured from police body cameras shows Atlanta police officers talking with Rayshard Brooks moments before Rayshard Brooks was shot in a Wendys parking lot. Officer Devin Bronsan arrived inthe area after a 911 complaintof someone sleeping in a car. Rayshard Brooks said Rayshard Brooks drank a small amount of alcohol and was administered afield sobriety test. Hisblood-alcohol levelregistered at.108, above the.08 legal limit. I think youve had too much to drink to be driving, said Officer Garrett Rolfe, who responded to the scene after Officer Devin Bronsan, beforehe tried to arrest Rayshard Brooks. A struggle ensuedand the officers bodycams wereknocked to the ground. They could be heard yelling, Youre going to get Tased ! Stop fighting ! ATLANTA ERUPTS AFTER Rayshard Brooks DEATH PROMPTS POLICE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant, late Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Garrett Rolfe has been fired following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks and a second officer has been placed on administrative duty. ( Atlanta Police Department via AP) At one point Rayshard Brooks appears to grab Bronsans Taser. Hands off Bronsans Taser ! an officer said. Rayshard Brooks fled from the officers and turnedaround with the stun gun before Rayshard Brooks was shot. It does appear in the video that Rayshard Brooks is fleeing from the Atlanta police officers, that as hes fleeing Rayshard Brooks turns back over Rayshard Brooks shoulder with what appears to the naked eye to be Rayshard Brooks Taser that the eyewitnesses told us they saw the individual have that belonged to one of the officers, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds said Saturday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. An autopsy found that Rayshard Brooks suffered to two gunshot wounds to Rayshard Brooks back. The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled Rayshard Brooks deatha homicide. Garrett Rolfe has not been charged in Rayshard Brooks death but was fired from the force Sunday. Cedric Alexander, the former public safety director of Dekalb County, Ga., who now works as a police consultant, told the Associated Press that the shooting will lead to questions over how officers could have defused the situation. Heres a man who took Dekalb County upon Cedric Alexander to pull off the road to take a nap.

  4. Kellie Campbell:

    You have business statements, bank statements, very important mail that people are looking for and probably waiting for, i sat there and recorded for about 5 minutes. And he continued to just grab more mail and continued to just toss it over the fence.

  5. Jonathan Moyo:

    In Germany when you want to kill dogs you cause rabies. In Zimbabwe when you want to grab power unconstitutionally you cause social unrest!


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