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Grip vs. Grasp

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Gripverb

(transitive) To take hold of, particularly with the hand.

‘That suitcase is heavy, so grip the handle firmly.’; ‘The glue will begin to grip within five minutes.’; ‘After a few slips, the tires gripped the pavement.’;

Graspverb

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

Gripverb

(transitive) To help or assist, particularly in an emotional sense.

‘He grips me.’;

Graspverb

To understand.

‘I have never been able to grasp the concept of infinity.’;

Gripverb

(intransitive) To do something with another that makes you happy/gives you relief.

‘Let’s grip (get a coffee, hang, take a break, see a movie, etc.)’;

Graspverb

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

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Gripverb

To trench; to drain.

Graspnoun

Grip.

Gripnoun

A hold or way of holding, particularly with the hand.

‘It's good to have a firm grip when shaking hands.’; ‘The ball will move differently depending on the grip used when throwing it.’;

Graspnoun

Understanding.

Gripnoun

A handle or other place to grip.

‘the grip of a sword’; ‘There are several good grips on the northern face of this rock.’;

Graspnoun

That which is accessible; that which is within one's reach or ability.

‘The goal is within my grasp.’;

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Gripnoun

A visual component on a window etc. enabling it to be resized and/or moved.

Graspverb

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.’;

Gripnoun

A person responsible for handling equipment on the set.

Graspverb

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

Gripnoun

A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway).

Graspverb

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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Gripnoun

A lot of something.

‘That is a grip of cheese.’;

Graspnoun

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

Gripnoun

archaic spelling of grippe|nodot=1: Influenza, flu.

‘She has the grip.’;

Graspnoun

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

Gripnoun

(archaic) A small travelling-bag or gripsack.

Graspnoun

Forcible possession; hold.

‘The whole space that's in the tyrant's grasp.’;

Gripnoun

An apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.

Graspnoun

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.’;

Gripnoun

Assistance; help or encouragement. en

‘He gave me a grip.’;

Graspnoun

The handle of a sword or of an oar.

Gripnoun

A helpful, interesting, admirable, or inspiring person.

‘You're a real grip.’;

Graspnoun

understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something;

‘he has a good grasp of accounting practices’;

Gripnoun

(slang) As much as one can hold in a hand; a handful.

‘I need to get a grip of nails for my project.’;

Graspnoun

the limit of capability;

‘within the compass of education’;

Gripnoun

(figurative) A tenacious grasp; a holding fast.

‘in the grip of a blackmailer’;

Graspnoun

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’;

Gripnoun

A device for grasping or holding fast to something.

Graspnoun

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’;

Gripnoun

(dialectal) A small ditch or trench; a channel to carry off water or other liquid; a drain.

Graspverb

hold firmly

Gripnoun

(obsolete) The griffin.

Graspverb

get the meaning of something;

‘Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?’;

Gripnoun

The griffin.

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.

Gripnoun

A small ditch or furrow.

Gripnoun

An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping.

Gripnoun

A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet, one another; as, a masonic grip.

Gripnoun

That by which anything is grasped; a handle or gripe; as, the grip of a sword.

Gripnoun

A device for grasping or holding fast to something.

Gripnoun

Specif., an apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.

Gripnoun

A gripsack; a hand bag; a satchel or suitcase.

Gripnoun

The influenza; grippe.

Gripverb

To trench; to drain.

Gripverb

To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe.

Gripnoun

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’;

Gripnoun

the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it;

‘he grabbed the hammer by the handle’; ‘it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip’;

Gripnoun

a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes;

‘he carried his small bag onto the plane with him’;

Gripnoun

the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

Gripnoun

worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

Gripnoun

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’;

Gripnoun

a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place;

‘in England they call a bobby pin a grip’;

Gripverb

hold fast or firmly;

‘He gripped the steering wheel’;

Gripverb

to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match;

‘the two men grappled with each other for several minutes’;

Gripverb

to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe;

‘The snake charmer fascinates the cobra’;

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