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Synonyms for grip
grɪpgrip

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grip

    To catch is to come up with or take possession of something departing, fugitive, or illusive. We catch a runaway horse, a flying ball, a mouse in a trap. We clutch with a swift, tenacious movement of the fingers; we grasp with a firm but moderate closure of the whole hand; we grip or gripe with the strongest muscular closure of the whole hand possible to exert. We clasp in the arms. We snatch with a quick, sudden, and usually a surprising motion. In the figurative sense, catch is used of any act that brings a person or thing into our power or possession; as, to catch a criminal in the act; to catch an idea, in the sense of apprehend or comprehend. Compare ARREST.

    Synonyms:
    apprehend, capture, catch, clasp, clutch, comprehend, discover, ensnare, entrap, grasp, gripe, lay hold of (on, upon), overtake, secure, seize, snatch, take, take hold of

    Antonyms:
    fail of, fall short of, give up, let go, lose, miss, release, restore, throw aside, throw away

    Preposition:
    To catch at a straw; to catch a fugitive by the collar; to catch a ball with the left hand; he caught the disease from the patient; the thief was caught in the act; the bird in the snare.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdnoun

    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, grasp, clutch pedal, detention, handgrip, hairgrip, clasp, hold, clutch, appreciation, storage area, cargo area, traction, handle, travelling bag, cargo deck, wait, clinch, cargo hold, adhesive friction, delay, bag

  2. handle, grip, handgrip, holdnoun

    the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

    "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

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

  3. bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcasenoun

    a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

    "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"

    Synonyms:
    travelling bag, old bag, bag, dish, bobby pin, cup of tea, udder, handgrip, grasp, clutches, clasp, base, hold, adhesive friction, handle, pocketbook, purse, hairgrip, bagful, clutch, clench, traveling bag, traction, handbag, suitcase

  4. grip, traction, adhesive frictionnoun

    the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

    Synonyms:
    clutch, traction, bag, clench, bobby pin, travelling bag, handle, hold, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, suitcase

  5. gripnoun

    worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

    Synonyms:
    clasp, bag, travelling bag, clench, hairgrip, suitcase, adhesive friction, handle, bobby pin, handgrip, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, hold, traction, clutch

  6. 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, handle, hold, appreciation, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, suitcase

  7. bobby pin, hairgrip, gripverb

    a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place

    "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, traction, bag, clench, bobby pin, travelling bag, handle, hold, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, suitcase

  8. gripverb

    hold fast or firmly

    "He gripped the steering wheel"

    Synonyms:
    fascinate, transfix, grapple, spellbind

  9. grapple, gripverb

    to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

    "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"

    Synonyms:
    make do, get by, transfix, spellbind, cope, fascinate, grapple, deal, manage, make out, contend

  10. fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbindverb

    to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

    "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"

    Synonyms:
    magnetize, beguile, mesmerize, enamour, entrance, capture, impale, spellbind, fascinate, enchant, charm, catch, intrigue, bewitch, becharm, magnetise, trance, transfix, grapple, enamor, spike, empale, captivate, mesmerise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gripnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] grasp, gripe, clutch, clasp

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gripnoun

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grasp, grippe

  2. gripnoun

    Synonyms:
    gripsack, valise, satchel, traveling-bag

  3. gripverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, clutch, grasp, clinch

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. grip

    Synonyms:
    Influenza, flu∞, see there

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How to use grip in a sentence?

  1. Nathan Crone:

    This technology goes beyond available prostheses, in which the artificial digits, or fingers, moved as a single unit to make a grabbing motion, like one used to grip a tennis ball.

  2. Keir Starmer:

    I am putting the prime minister on notice that he has got to get a grip and restore public confidence in the government's handling of the epidemic, if we see a sharp rise in the R rate, the infection rate ... responsibility for that falls squarely at the door of No 10. We all know the public have made huge sacrifices. This mismanagement of the last few weeks is the responsibility of the government.

  3. Hisham Genena:

    I am keen on the success of any president because his success is our success... but the attitude I'm seeing of using a security grip or reproducing the police state will not be productive, when political parties are absent, NGOs are absent, local media is being crushed, international media too... is that a sign of a healthy environment in which a country can flourish?

  4. Colleague Miro Voellmy:

    Tracks are excellent for this use case because they have a very large footprint, which makes it near impossible to tilt, and they are also very smooth so it doesn't feel like you're driving up stairs, so it just feels like you're driving up a ramp because they're so flat and they adapt to the stair profile. So it doesn't matter if the stair is wooden or metal or glass, the tracks they grip and there's no danger of slipping.

  5. Jimmy Galvin:

    Seeing where he is now, being able to move his arms or just grip something, that to me is a huge improvement. The walking into the room and a hands coming out to give you a handshake. It’s that kind of stuff.


Translations for grip

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • agafar, empunyarCatalan, Valencian
  • sevření, stisk, uchopení, rukojeť, držadloCzech
  • greifen, festhalten, GriffGerman
  • agarrarSpanish
  • گرفتنPersian
  • ote, kahvaFinnish
  • poignée, saisir, agripperFrench
  • presaItalian
  • つかむ, 掴むJapanese
  • چنگ, ده‌سکKurdish
  • sagrābt, satvert, tvēriensLatvian
  • kākati, kākatitangaMāori
  • зграпчува, стисок, зафат, фаќа, рачка, стиска, фатMacedonian
  • grip, grijpen, handvat, greep, begripDutch
  • segurar, agarrarPortuguese
  • схватить, схватывание, сжать, сжатие, хватка, стискивать, захват, стиснуть, зажатие, удерживание, ручка, держание, хватать, сжимать, рукояткаRussian
  • gripa, grepp, handslagSwedish
  • ด้ามจับThai
  • nắm, giữ chặt, nắm chặtVietnamese
  • Chinese

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