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Synonyms for grip
grɪp

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term grip.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold(noun)

    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, hold(noun)

    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, suitcase(noun)

    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 friction(noun)

    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. grip(noun)

    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, grasp(noun)

    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, grip(verb)

    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. grip(verb)

    hold fast or firmly

    "He gripped the steering wheel"

    Synonyms:
    fascinate, transfix, grapple, spellbind

  9. grapple, grip(verb)

    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, spellbind(verb)

    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

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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grip(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grip(n)

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grasp, grippe

  2. grip(n)

    Synonyms:
    gripsack, valise, satchel, traveling-bag

  3. grip(v)

    Synonyms:
    seize, clutch, grasp, clinch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    puño, right-of-way, fist, stranglehold, adhesion, apocalypse, asa, control, prey, ferrule, yoke

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. grip

    Synonyms:
    Influenza, flu∞, see there

How to pronounce grip?

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How to use grip in a sentence?

  1. Gore Vidal:

    The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western World. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity -- much less dissent.

  2. Carlos Mesa:

    I have nothing to negotiate with Evo Morales, who has lost all grip on reality.

  3. Pavel Fesyuk:

    I got a Gable Grip on the guy and just picked him up off the ground.

  4. Nik Wallenda:

    I've done a lot of practice in wet conditions. I trained in the rain. My grip is okay.

  5. Cincinnati Bengals:

    I tried to grip a ball on the sideline and thought it was just a bruise I could (play) through, but I went in and got the X-ray.


Translations for grip

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • empunyar, agafarCatalan, Valencian
  • rukojeť, stisk, sevření, držadlo, uchopeníCzech
  • Griff, greifen, festhaltenGerman
  • agarrarSpanish
  • گرفتنPersian
  • kahva, oteFinnish
  • poignée, saisir, agripperFrench
  • presaItalian
  • つかむ, 掴むJapanese
  • چنگ, ده‌سکKurdish
  • sagrābt, tvēriens, satvertLatvian
  • kākati, kākatitangaMāori
  • стиска, рачка, фаќа, стисок, фат, зграпчува, зафатMacedonian
  • greep, begrip, handvat, grijpen, gripDutch
  • segurar, agarrarPortuguese
  • стиснуть, схватывание, сжать, хватка, схватить, ручка, держание, сжимать, рукоятка, хватать, удерживание, зажатие, стискивать, сжатие, захватRussian
  • grepp, gripa, handslagSwedish
  • ด้ามจับThai
  • nắm, nắm chặt, giữ chặtVietnamese
  • Chinese

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