to grip firmlyHe grasped both my hands.
She gripped his hand tightly.
Hold the baby while I load the car.
He knelt beside her and caught her hand in both of his.
I managed to grab her hand.
an otter seizing a fish
He snatched the telephone from me.
She was clutching a photograph in her hand.
Mary clasped the children to her desperately.
lay or take hold of
to understandThe Government has not yet grasped the seriousness of the crisis.
I think you understand my meaning.
As soon as we realized what was going on, we moved the children away.
You don't seem to get the point.
Oh, I see what you're saying.
Can you follow the plot so far?
catch on (informal),
He tried to explain it to me, but it took me a while to catch on.
I just cannot comprehend your attitude.
get the message about,
get the picture about,
catch or get the drift of
a very firm gripShe slipped her hand from his grasp.
understanding or comprehensionThey have a good grasp of foreign languages.
They have to have a basic understanding of computers.
the quest for scientific knowledge
He has lost his grip on reality.
her perception of the feeling was strong
There is a growing realization that things cannot go on like this for much longer.
He demonstrated his mastery of political manoeuvring.
The situation was utterly beyond her comprehension.
Peace is now within our grasp.
Luckily, the phone was in easy reach.
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
The average age range is between 35 and 55.
the whole sweep of German social and political history
an aircraft with a bomb-carrying capacity of 454 kg
the scope of a novel
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
a region where humans have gained mastery over the major rivers
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in the sense of capacity
the ability to contain, absorb, or hold somethingan aircraft with a bomb-carrying capacity of 454 kg
in the sense of catch
to seize and holdHe knelt beside her and caught her hand in both of his.
Video: pronunciation of 'grasp'
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