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Synonyms for grasp
græsp, grɑspgrasp

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grasp

    A person may obtain a situation by the intercession of friends, he procures a dinner by paying for it. Attain is a lofty word, pointing to some high or desirable result; a man attains the mountain summit, he attains honor or learning as the result of strenuous and earnest labor. Even that usage of attain which has been thought to refer to mere progress of time carries the thought of a result desired; as, to attain to old age; the man desires to live to a good old age; we should not speak of his attaining his dotage. One may attain an object that will prove not worth his labor, but what he achieves is in itself great and splendid; as, the Greeks at Marathon achieved a glorious victory. Compare DO; GET; REACH.

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, achieve, acquire, arrive at, attain, compass, earn, gain, get, master, obtain, procure, reach, secure, win

    Antonyms:
    abandon, fail, forfeit, give up, let go, lose, miss

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grasp

    Synonyms:
    seize, hold, clasp, retain, comprehend, catch, grip, clutch, grapple

    Antonyms:
    loose, lose, abandon, relinquish, surrender, release, miss, misunderstand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appreciation, grasp, holdnoun

    understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

    "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, compass, storage area, delay, time lag, detainment, range, keep, reach, grip, perceptiveness, handle, hold, appreciation, handgrip, taste, wait, cargo area, detention, postponement, custody, admiration, clasp, cargo deck, clench, clutches, discernment, cargo hold

  2. compass, range, reach, graspnoun

    the limit of capability

    "within the compass of education"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, compass, chain, appreciation, clench, orbit, reach, range of mountains, ambit, clutches, hold, range of a function, range, image, kitchen range, stretch, chain of mountains, kitchen stove, scope, clasp, reaching, mountain chain, grip, cooking stove, stove, mountain range

  3. grip, graspnoun

    an intellectual hold or understanding

    "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, compass, traction, bag, clench, bobby pin, range, travelling bag, reach, grip, handle, hold, appreciation, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, suitcase

  4. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdverb

    the act of grasping

    "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

    Synonyms:
    compass, bobby pin, detainment, batch, traveling bag, range, clutches, custody, reach, postponement, suitcase, clench, keep, clutch bag, time lag, clutch pedal, detention, handgrip, hairgrip, clasp, hold, clutch, appreciation, storage area, cargo area, grip, traction, handle, travelling bag, cargo deck, wait, clinch, cargo hold, adhesive friction, delay, bag

  5. grasp, hold onverb

    hold firmly

    Synonyms:
    dig, apprehend, hang on, persevere, savvy, hang in, stop, keep, persist, grok, hold on, compass, get the picture, comprehend, hold the line

  6. grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehendverb

    get the meaning of something

    "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

    Synonyms:
    quail at, compass, delve, embrace, toil, grind, dig, nail, drudge, moil, encompass, dig up, arrest, jab, poke, cut into, nab, collar, prod, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, cop, hold on, comprehend, turn over, excavate, pick up, perceive, cover, savvy, labor, grok, circumnavigate, dig out

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Editors Contribution

  1. arkenverb

    paying attention to something important, usually heard or seen in a statement of a writing or spoken words.

    arken to the word of god, a culprit's who was found guilty arken to the code of conduct by the constitution.

    Submitted by abiolahjosh on December 30, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. graspverb

    Synonyms:
    clasp, gripe, seize, clinch, clutch, catch, grapple, lay hold of

  2. graspnoun

    Synonyms:
    clasp, gripe

  3. graspnoun

    Synonyms:
    hold, possession

  4. graspnoun

    Synonyms:
    reach, power of seizing or of comprehending

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. graspnoun

    Synonyms:
    seizure, apprehension, gripe, clasp, grip, prehension, hold, possession, comprehension, understanding

  2. graspverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, clutch, clinch, clasp, gripe, struggle, wrestle, comprehend, understand

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How to use grasp in a sentence?

  1. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp... But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I dislike from my depth of heart and mind; Trickery love False love Dramatic love Politic love Feign love Obsessive love Motivational love Such things, just grasp, the devilish way of life that circle, within it. Such people are the shadow of evil.

  3. Thiruman Archunan:

    The strength and weakness of reason is that it imposes a uniform way of thinking and understanding. Hence its usefulness is immediate to society but not to that extent to the individuals in the same society; again the reason evolves all the time. The very evolution happened at differing geographical isolations made individuals with different levels of mental capacity; the uniform force of reason of society threatens individual minds that are not fully evolved to grasp the reason; such minds are weak and only attained a capacity to create questions without an ability to generate answers; having created the questions they are ready to receive any kind of answers instead of handling the reason. The reason is a day to day struggle for them while the religion has been made available as a readymade answer for any circumstances. Hence at the level of society the reason wins but at the individual level of practice the reason often fails and that makes religion to win.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Human mind can grasp everything in the universe; but it cannot change everything!

  5. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    I think there's a lot of things that happened. It's not just on January 6, we had on Good Friday an officer get killed. I think if you're going to have a commission you should look at the whole broad spectrum. We just went through a whole summer of riots throughout this city. We should grasp that as well.


Translations for grasp

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  • يفهم، يمسك، يقب, قبضةArabic
  • comprendreCatalan, Valencian
  • uchopit, porozumění, uchopení, stisknout, pochopit, sevřeníCzech
  • gribe, begribeDanish
  • begreifen, Griff, erfassen, greifen, verstehen, VerständnisGerman
  • ekteniEsperanto
  • asimiento, asir, agarrar, comprensión, comprenderSpanish
  • فهمPersian
  • käsittää, käsillä, ote, käsitys, taju, ymmärrys, tarttua, käsissä, tajuta, puristaaFinnish
  • agripper, comprendre, saisirFrench
  • glacadhScottish Gaelic
  • לפיתה, הבנה, תפיסהHebrew
  • átérez, felfogHungarian
  • կառչելArmenian
  • genggamanIndonesian
  • avvinghiarsi, presa, comprendere, padronanza, agguantare, avvinghiare, stretta, afferrare, comprensione, capireItalian
  • לִתְפּוֹסHebrew
  • 掴むJapanese
  • ಗ್ರಹಿಸಿKannada
  • sumo, teneoLatin
  • mamauMāori
  • begrijpen, grip, snappen, vastpakken, begrip, grijpenDutch
  • begripeNorwegian
  • pojęcie, trzymać, pojmować, rozumieć, uchwyt, chwytać, zrozumienie, rozumieniePolish
  • compreensão, alcance, compreender, agarrar, entenderPortuguese
  • схватить, понять, хватать, схватывать, пониматьRussian
  • förståelse, gripa, grepp, räckhåll, begrepp, begripa, greppa, fattaSwedish
  • పట్టుకొను, ఆకళింపు చేసుకొను, గ్రహించుTelugu
  • kavramakTurkish
  • gleipönVolapük
  • 把握Chinese

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