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1. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of.

Synonyms

  • harpoon
  • seize
  • clutch
  • fish
  • net
  • intercept
  • take hold of
  • hook
  • catch
  • nett
  • stop

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • miss
  • discolor
  • abstain

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Rhymes with Grab

  • prefab
  • mcnabb
  • mcnab
  • macnab
  • colab
  • stab
  • slab
  • scab
  • prab
  • krabbe
  • glab
  • flab
  • drab
  • crabbe
  • crabb
  • crab
  • tabb
  • tab
  • schab
  • sabb
  • rabb
  • nabb
  • nab
  • mab
  • labbe
  • lab
  • knabb
  • knab
  • jab
  • gab

How do you pronounce grab?

Pronounce grab as græb.

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Sentences with grab


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask everyone to put both their hands in the center of the circle and grab two other hands.

2. Verb, base form
Bend at the knees and hips to squat down and grab the bar just outside your shins.

3. Adjective
Drag either grab point to an edge of the paragraph to select the entire paragraph.

Quotes about grab


1. There is a part of me that still wants to go out and grab a backpack and unplug - not take a cellphone or even a camera and just get out there and experience the world and travel. I have yet to do that, but someday I hope.
- Emilio Estevez

2. I usually give a book 40 pages. If it doesn't grab me by then, adios. With young adult books, you can usually tell by Page 4 if it's worth the time. The author establishes the conflict early, sometimes in the first sentence. The themes of hope, family, friendship and overcoming hardship appeal to most everyone.
- Regina Brett

3. I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.
- Maya Angelou

2. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] get hold of or seize quickly and easily.

Synonyms

  • snap up
  • snaffle
  • take

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • gross
  • proximate
  • undercharge

3. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand.

Antonyms

  • unclasp

4. grab

noun. ['ˈgræb'] a mechanical device for gripping an object.

Antonyms

  • unsnarl

5. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] take or grasp suddenly.

Synonyms

  • clutch
  • seize

Antonyms

  • rush
  • stay
  • simple

6. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] capture the attention or imagination of.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • intrigue

Antonyms

  • get off
  • detach
  • unhitch

7. grab

noun. ['ˈgræb'] the act of catching an object with the hands.

Synonyms

  • fair catch
  • touching
  • rebound
  • reception
  • interlock
  • interception
  • mesh
  • shoestring catch
  • meshing
  • snatch
  • catch
  • interlocking
  • touch

Antonyms

  • open
  • unmoving
  • let go of
  • disengage

8. grab

verb. ['ˈgræb'] obtain illegally or unscrupulously.

Antonyms

  • unfasten
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