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  Definition of grab
  1. the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin''s snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder''s snap and throw was a single
  2. a mechanical device for gripping an object
  3. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  4. take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child''s hand and ran out of the room"
  5. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  6. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  7. get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  8. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
Similar Words: catch, snatch, snap, seize, take hold of, snap up, snaffle

 

See Also: catch up

 

Hyponyms: fair catch, interception, reception, rebound, shoestring catch, mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking, harpoon, fish, hook, net, nett, intercept, stop, hog

 

Grouped Verbs: catch

 

Derivational Morphology: snatch, snatch up, snap, snap up, snaffle, catch, take hold of, catcher, plate

 

Anagrams: garb, brag

 

 
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