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Grasp vs. Unhold — What's the Difference?

Grasp vs. Unhold — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Grasp and Unhold

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Grasp

A grasp is an act of taking, holding or seizing firmly with (or as if with) the hand. An example of a grasp is the handshake, wherein two people grasp one of each other's like hands.
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Unhold

(transitive) To unhand, release from one's grasp, let go of.
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Grasp

To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument
The elephant grasped the branch with its trunk.
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Unhold

To remove from a "hold" or "on hold" state.
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Grasp

To hold with the arms; embrace.
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Unhold

To cease to hold; to unhand; to release.
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Grasp

To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
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Grasp

To make a motion of seizing, snatching, or clutching.
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Grasp

To show eager and prompt willingness or acceptance
Grasps at any opportunity.
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Grasp

The act of grasping.
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Grasp

A firm hold or grip.
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Grasp

An embrace.
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Grasp

The ability or power to seize or attain; reach
Victory in the election was within her grasp.
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Grasp

Understanding; comprehension
"only a vague intuitive grasp of the meaning of greatness in literature" (Gilbert Highet).
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Grasp

To grip; to take hold, particularly with the hand.
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Grasp

To understand.
I have never been able to grasp the concept of infinity.
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Grasp

To take advantage of something, to seize, to jump at a chance.
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Grasp

Grip.
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Grasp

Understanding.
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Grasp

That which is accessible; that which is within one's reach or ability.
The goal is within my grasp.
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Grasp

To seize and hold by clasping or embracing with the fingers or arms; to catch to take possession of.
Thy hand is made to grasp a palmer's staff.
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Grasp

To lay hold of with the mind; to become thoroughly acquainted or conversant with; to comprehend.
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Grasp

To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping; to clutch; to struggle; to strive.
As one that grasped And tugged for life and was by strength subdued.
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Grasp

A gripe or seizure of the hand; a seizure by embrace, or infolding in the arms.
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Grasp

Reach of the arms; hence, the power of seizing and holding; as, it was beyond his grasp.
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Grasp

Forcible possession; hold.
The whole space that's in the tyrant's grasp.
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Grasp

Wide-reaching power of intellect to comprehend subjects and hold them under survey.
The foremost minds of the next . . . era were not, in power of grasp, equal to their predecessors.
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Grasp

The handle of a sword or of an oar.
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Grasp

Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something;
He has a good grasp of accounting practices
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Grasp

The limit of capability;
Within the compass of education
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Grasp

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
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Grasp

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
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Grasp

Hold firmly
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Grasp

Get the meaning of something;
Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
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