grasp

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A grasp is an act of taking, holding or seizing firmly with (or as if with) the hand. more...
  • He has grasped the whole thing as I never expected him to do. Cited from The Making of a Soul, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • If she grasped it at all, she'd believe he thought her right. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • Only those who could grasp the one state, and keep it, can move with it.
  • Two of them grasped him by the arms and started to lead him from the room. Cited from Giants on the Earth, by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • Grasping his rifle with his right hand he laid about him as best he could. Cited from Blue Lights, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • You can grasp life by living and this task cannot be completed by outside language or through language.
  • Henry had no sooner grasped power again than he fell back on his old policy. Cited from History of the English People, Volume III (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • He has an excellent grasp of cross-cultural issues and international business.
  • They don't understand and are too old to grasp the feeling.
  • His mind grasps in its view the past and future, as well as the present. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume I (of 4), by Various
  • He immediately grasped the reason for his being in the room and spoke out about J.
  • When you have grasped its heart and its strength, take them and give them to China.
  • She held, or rather grasped me by the hand, as she led me up to the bed. Cited from The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I, by Susanna Moodie
  • The meeting, as we all grasped each other's hands, was indeed a happy one. Cited from Saved from the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It is the process of the human mind grasping and coming to understand a new system.
  • He held out his great black hard hand, which I grasped. Cited from Patience Wins, by George Manville Fenn
  • For a little time she sat there grasping at the hope, the very little hope it gave her. Cited from A Mating in the Wilds, by Ottwell Binns
  • He sat down by her side, and before she was aware of it had grasped her hand. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The major event here is the way the artist grasps the whole.
  • The way that men and women hold on to each other shows the difference in their grasps.
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Meaning of grasp

  • verb Hold firmly