verb (used with object), grabbed, grab·bing.
- to cause a reaction in; affect: How does my idea grab you?
- to arouse the interest or excitement of: The book was O.K., but it just didn't grab me.
verb (used without object), grabbed, grab·bing.
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Idioms for grab
Origin of grab1
OTHER WORDS FROM grabgrab·ba·ble, adjectiveun·grab·bing, adjective
Definition for grab (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for grab
Goff moved to his right and got the ball to Kupp, who made the grab and managed to get both his feet in bounds.Cam Newton’s struggles continue as Patriots’ postseason hopes plummet with loss to Rams|Mark Maske|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
The review unearthed a trove of emails from Zuckerberg and his lieutenants apparently plotting against competitors in a series of discussions in which they referenced making a “land grab” for rival apps.U.S., states sue Facebook as an illegal monopoly, setting stage for potential breakup|Tony Romm|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
All meals must be served in grab and go style to prevent people from congregating in meal rooms.
Dallas rookie CeeDee Lamb got things started with an improbable touchdown grab, then Minnesota wide receiver Adam Thielen answered with one of his own.
A further $13 billion could be up for grabs over the coming months.
British Dictionary definitions for grab
verb grabs, grabbing or grabbed
Derived forms of grabgrabber, noun
Word Origin for grab
Idioms and Phrases with grab
In addition to the idiom beginning with grab
- grab bag
- how does that grab you
- up for grabs