a mechanical device for gripping an object
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"
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 ofverb
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, grabverb
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The father entered the water and tried to grab the child and was not successful.
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- قبض, إختطافArabic
- uchopit, chytit, urvatCzech
- tag fatDanish
- greifen, GreiferGerman
- agarrar, arrestar, detenerSpanish
- koura, tarttua, tarttuminen, napata, tarrata, pidättää, vangitaFinnish
- attraper, saisir, empoignerFrench
- megfogás, megragadás, Megragad, markológépHungarian
- arrestare, afferrareItalian
- 掴む, つかむJapanese
- capio, iaculis, sumo, prehendoLatin
- wyrywać, chwytać, chwycić, złapać, porywaćPolish
- agarrar, pegarPortuguese
- захватывать (внимание), хватать, грейфер, схватывать, захва́т, схватить, арестоватьRussian
- kap, rrëmbej, kapëse, kapjeAlbanian
- hugg, gripa, arrestera, ta tag iSwedish
- ele geçirmek, yakalamak, kapmakTurkish
- vồ lấyVietnamese
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