appreciation, grasp, hold(noun)
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
"he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
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
compass, range, reach, grasp(noun)
the limit of capability
"within the compass of education"
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
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"
clutch, compass, traction, bag, clench, bobby pin, range, travelling bag, reach, grip, handle, hold, appreciation, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, suitcase
clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold(verb)
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"
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
grasp, hold on(verb)
grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend(verb)
get the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use grasp in a sentence?
Pretty early on when I realized I was lost I came to grasp with the possibility of me dying and actually came quite to peace with it and was not too worried, [It] felt like of all the places to die, the Bitterroot Wilderness is the place to do it. But, remembering the promise that I had made to Arden, that I would come home safe and take care of that baby, my mind switched and it was survival mode for the next 5 days after that. The focus was just getting home no matter what.
They still didn't seem to grasp the seriousness of the issue. They were treating it like a canceled booking.
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.
It is imperative that both management and the board fully grasp the need to directly attack the current issues that are impairing shareholder equity, The opportunity to talk through our issues is now at an inflection point.
The great difference between those who succeed and those who fail does not consist in the amount of work done by each but in the amount of intelligent work. Many of those who fail most ignominiously do enough to achieve grand success but they labor haphazardly at whatever they are assigned, building up with one hand to tear down with the other. They do not grasp circumstances and change them into opportunities. They have no faculty for turning honest defeats into telling victories. With ability enough and ample time, the major ingredients of success, they are forever throwing back and forth an empty shuttle and the real web of their life is never woven.
Translations for grasp
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- قبضة, يفهم، يمسك، يقبArabic
- comprendreCatalan, Valencian
- uchopení, porozumění, stisknout, sevření, uchopit, pochopitCzech
- gribe, begribeDanish
- erfassen, greifen, verstehen, Griff, begreifen, VerständnisGerman
- asimiento, agarrar, asir, comprensión, comprenderSpanish
- käsillä, puristaa, tajuta, ote, käsitys, taju, tarttua, käsissä, käsittää, ymmärrysFinnish
- agripper, saisir, comprendreFrench
- glacadhScottish Gaelic
- תפיסה, הבנה, לפיתהHebrew
- átérez, felfogHungarian
- comprendere, stretta, comprensione, avvinghiarsi, agguantare, afferrare, capire, presa, padronanza, avvinghiareItalian
- sumo, teneoLatin
- begrijpen, begrip, grijpen, vastpakken, snappen, gripDutch
- uchwyt, pojęcie, trzymać, chwytać, rozumienie, zrozumienie, rozumieć, pojmowaćPolish
- agarrar, compreensão, entender, compreender, alcancePortuguese
- понимать, понять, хватать, схватывать, схватитьRussian
- fatta, greppa, begripa, begrepp, förståelse, räckhåll, grepp, gripaSwedish
- గ్రహించు, ఆకళింపు చేసుకొను, పట్టుకొనుTelugu
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