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1. grasp

verb. ['ˈgræsp'] hold firmly.

Synonyms

  • take hold
  • hang
  • cling
  • latch on
  • clasp
  • hold

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • bore
  • reject
  • exclusion

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Words that Rhyme with Grasp

  • clasp
  • agasp
  • gasp

Example sentences of the word grasp


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Remember that different people grasp things in different ways.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you're beginning to get a grasp of the English language, you can try listening to stories.

3. Verb, base form
Reach up and grasp the front edge of the table with a palms-down grip.

Quotes containing the word grasp


1. But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
- Anne Brontë

2. I firmly believe, only because I've been doing this for so long, every show takes three years. 90% of them don't get three years. It just does. It takes a long time to build a community, build a friendship with your characters. It's hard for people to grasp on and make them care about you.
- Kaley Cuoco

3. A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

2. grasp

verb. ['ˈgræsp'] get the meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • get onto
  • get wise
  • grok
  • comprehend
  • cotton on
  • digest
  • dig
  • tumble
  • intuit
  • catch on
  • savvy
  • figure
  • get the picture
  • get it
  • twig
  • compass
  • apprehend
  • latch on

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • ground
  • unacquisitive

3. grasp

noun. ['ˈgræsp'] understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something.

Synonyms

  • savvy
  • discernment
  • apprehension
  • sense
  • understanding
  • hold

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • differentiate
  • add

4. grasp

noun. ['ˈgræsp'] an intellectual hold or understanding.

Synonyms

  • influence
  • grip

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • stay
  • ascend

5. grasp

noun. ['ˈgræsp'] the limit of capability.

Synonyms

  • ken
  • capability
  • capableness
  • potentiality
  • reach
  • compass
  • range

Antonyms

  • rise
  • pull
  • stand still
  • better

6. grasp

noun. ['ˈgræsp'] the act of grasping.

Synonyms

  • grasping
  • embracement
  • clutch
  • choke hold
  • wrestling hold
  • clutches
  • prehension
  • grip
  • seizing
  • embrace
  • embracing
  • clasp
  • taking hold
  • chokehold
  • hold

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • expand
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