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  Definition of grasp
  1. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
  2. a firm controlling influence; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
  3. the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
  4. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  5. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  6. hold firmly
Similar Words: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grip, hold, compass, range, reach, appreciation, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, apprehend, hold on

 

Hyponyms: chokehold, choke hold, embrace, embracing, wrestling hold, tentacle, sight, ken, sense, figure, catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it, intuit, digest, cling, hang, clasp

 

Derivational Morphology: hold, take hold, grapple, grip, hold on, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch, seize, prehend, clench, clinch, clasp, fascinate, transfix, spellbind, range, compass, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, apprehend, understanding, apprehension, discernment, knower, apprehender, appreciation, grasping, comprehension, clutches, taking hold, seizing, prehension

 

Anagrams: sprag

 

 
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