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Synonyms for take hold of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catch, grab, take hold of(verb)

    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

    "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"

    Synonyms:
    seize, beguile, watch, captivate, view, enamour, overhear, entrance, capture, snap up, trip up, hitch, catch up with, charm, catch, arrest, bewitch, take in, becharm, get, grab, trance, enchant, pick up, snaffle, enamor, overtake, fascinate, see

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. take hold of

    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, grip, gripe, lay hold of (on, upon), overtake, secure, seize, snatch, take

    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. take hold of

    Synonyms:
    seize, fix on

How to pronounce take hold of?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
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How to say take hold of in sign language?

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How to use take hold of in a sentence?

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

  2. Phillips Brooks:

    To say, well done to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.

  3. Buddhist:

    Neither live with a bad man nor be at enmity with him; even as if you take hold of glowing charcoal it will burn you, if you take hold of cold charcoal it will soil you.

  4. Antone Melton-Meaux:

    We don't need another celebrity. We don't need dividers. We need people that are going to work and unite us to challenge and take hold of these problems that we face as a community.

  5. Kyle Ewing:

    We look at general cognitive ability, how do you unpack and tackle these large problems that exist and distill them down to something you can take hold of ?


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