verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR grasp
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Origin of grasp
synonym study for grasp
OTHER WORDS FROM grasp
Words nearby grasp
How to use grasp in a sentence
They have locked down pathways to that power to limit the likelihood that it will move out of their grasp.What happens to an entrenched two-party system when one party undermines the system?|Philip Bump|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
If you suffer from gaming sickness, there’s unfortunately no scientific evidence you’ll ever free yourself from its grasp.Video games can cause motion sickness—here’s how to fight it|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 2, 2021|Popular Science
Still, the Hong Kong group wanted more data to get a better grasp of the situation.The Hard Lessons of Modeling the Coronavirus Pandemic|Jordana Cepelewicz|January 28, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Things to consider when buying an external hard driveBefore you make an effort to purchase an external drive, it helps if you have a firm grasp not only on what you need to store but how much of it you have and how accessible it needs to be.The best external hard drives: Expand your file storage|Eric Alt|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
In many instances, there is neither a shared set of truths nor a solid-enough grasp of history, even among those with the greatest power.
And the more she is forced to recount, the more her grasp of reality slips, or heightens, depending on your point of view.
The grasp on the sabre would tighten; the quiet eyes would flash.
It also seemed that Biden had a good grasp of the subtleties of Iraqi politics.
But the problem with Virgin Galactic is that Branson has never had any real grasp of how serious the technical challenges are.Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded|Clive Irving|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just a few months ago my 3-year-old son, mid-tantrum, broke my grasp to run from me in a crowded subway station.
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
We suffer, nearly all of us, from a lack of quantitative grasp and from an imperfect grasp of form.
This widening grasp of languages is or was within the capacity of nearly everyone born into the world—given the facilities.
Frulein Fichtner is more in the bravura than in the sentimental line, and she has a certain breadth, grasp, and freshness.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
His mind is characterized by the literalness, rather than the comprehensive grasp of great subjects.
British Dictionary definitions for grasp
Derived forms of graspgraspable, adjectivegrasper, noun
Word Origin for grasp
Idioms and Phrases with grasp
In addition to the idiom beginning with grasp
- grasp at straws
- get a fix on (grasp of)