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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

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  1. Dr. Barnes Mawrie:

    2.“Life is like a traffic jam. You’ve got to be patient and wait on till an opportunity comes for you to drive ahead”. 3.“Life is like an onion, the deeper you peel into it the more tears it brings to your eyes”. 4.“Never wait for the best time to do good because good can be done best any time”. 5.“Think creatively, plan minutely and act resolutely and success is sure to come your way”. 6.“All intelligent persons are not successful but all successful people are intelligent”. 7.“Winners are those who act on their dreams but losers are those who dream of their acts”. 8.“Learning to accept defeat is the first step towards victory”. 9.“People who complain about their life are like beggars sitting on a heap of gold”. 10.“Theology is the study of God but not all theologians discover God”. 11. “One who discerns God’s will is treading on the path of salvation”. 12.“Environmental pollution is the most deadly sin because it springs from lack of concern and absence of love for the other”. 13.“Do not be afraid of enemies who criticize you but beware of friends who secretly despise you”. 14.“The difference between a pessimist and an optimist is that the former sees the dusk while the latter sees the dawn”. 15.“Religious fanaticism is the religion of the most irreligious and Godless people”. 16.“He who says only my religion is good, is putting a fence around God’s goodness and is guilty of God manipulation”. 17.“Too much religiosity is bad for the soul as too much food is bad for the body. Religious excessiveness is the breeding ground of fanaticism”. 18.“A religion that does not teach love of neighbour is either a bad religion or no religion at all”. 19.“A community is not an addition of number but a multiplication of love”. 20.“The three most important components of an ideal community are: the head to think and plan, the heart to forgive and love and the hands to serve and care”. 21.“Peace is a rare commodity which can be bought only through love”. 22.“Personal freedom is not a privilege to be misused but a responsibility to be carried out”. 23.“True love starts with perception and ends in compassion”. 24.“A good ship is tested in stormy weather so too true friendship is tested in difficult times”. 25.“Every tree cut down is oxygen lost and life endangered”. 26.“Wars are the darkest spots in human history and the height of human folly”. 27.“There is no greater fool than the one who does not know himself”. 28.“There is no greater folly than the failure to grab opportunities in life”. 29.“An education that does not form the heart leads to deviation of character”. 30.“Education that does not open the mind and heart of a person is a self defeating endeavour”. 31.“Education begins in the womb and ends in the tomb”.

  2. Dennis Hof:

    This is the new breed of politicians because of what Donald Trump has done. Donald Trump's opened that door. Before this, who would have ever elected somebody who said, on tape,' Grab'em by the pussy' ? Nobody ever would do that.

  3. Photographer Lucas Bracali:

    I was taking a photo of the lemur when all of a sudden he climbed down and tried to grab my camera, he hung upside down and reached out towards my camera. I couldnt believe it, I was really surprised!

  4. Ian Lahiffes:

    ( Having a camera outside your door is) an incredible erosion of privacy, it just seems to be a massive data grab. And I don't know how much of it is actually legal.

  5. Michael Vecchione:

    In some squids, those suckers develop into hooks, but theyre not like the hooks that are in the belemnoids. They probably function very similarly --theyre used to grab hold of soft things that you cant grab hold of with a sucker.

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