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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 for "grab":

    catch, take, get, grabs, seize, eat

How to pronounce grab?

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How to use grab in a sentence?

  1. Katherine Cramer:

    Trump and the Brexit vote offer up tangible targets, and it is not surprising that people grab onto them. The vote yesterday is a reminder that Trump could very well win the presidential election.

  2. 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.

  3. Valerie Law:

    Grab aims to become a super app in Southeast Asia, so they can become the indispensable mobile wallet, they need to capture as much market share as possible as big payment giants such as Alipay and Tencent are already in the region. Banks are also not sitting still.

  4. House Speaker John Boehner:

    The administration's decree to unilaterally expand federal authority is a raw and tyrannical power grab that will crush jobs, these leaders know firsthand that the rule is being shoved down the throats of hardworking people with no input, and places landowners, small businesses, farmers, and manufacturers on the road to a regulatory and economic hell.

  5. Mat Ali:

    Right now there are legal taxis and illegal taxis, we are not allergic to competition with Uber and Grab ... but we just want them to meet the government's requirements.


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