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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk(verb)

    informal terms for objecting

    "I have a gripe about the service here"

    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, cunt, rush, beef cattle, bang, recoil, boeuf, kick, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  2. gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler(verb)


    "What was he hollering about?"

    bitch, screak, shout, grouse, holler out, backbite, hollo, skreigh, skreak, shout out, squawk, bellyache, crab, holler, yell, call, beef, scream, cry, squall, screech


  1. gripe(verb)

    To complain; to whine.

    whine, complain, bitch

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gripe

    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.

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

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

    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gripe

    grasp, seize, clutch, gnaw, pain, squeeze, screw, pinch, lay hold of

    abandon, relax, soothe, ease, relieve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gripe(v. a.)

    seize, clutch, grasp, clasp, snatch, lay hold of

  2. gripe(v. a.)

    press, compress, squeeze, pinch, hold fast

  3. gripe(v. a.)

    pain, distress, pinch, straighten, give pain to

  4. gripe(n.)

    grasp, clutch, hold, seizure

  5. gripe(n.)

    affliction, distress, griping, pinching

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. GRIPE

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