Definition of Grab

1. Noun. A mechanical device for gripping an object.

Generic synonyms: Mechanical Device



2. Verb. Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of. "Grab the elevator door!"
Exact synonyms: Catch, Take Hold Of
Related verbs: Catch
Specialized synonyms: Harpoon, Fish, Hook, Net, Nett, Intercept, Stop
Generic synonyms: Clutch, Prehend, Seize
Derivative terms: Catch, Catcher, Catcher
Also: Catch Up

3. Noun. The act of catching an object with the hands. "The infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
Exact synonyms: Catch, Snap, Snatch
Generic synonyms: Touch, Touching
Specialized synonyms: Fair Catch, Interception, Reception, Rebound, Shoestring Catch, Interlock, Interlocking, Mesh, Meshing
Derivative terms: Catch, Snap, Snatch, Snatch

4. Verb. Get hold of or seize quickly and easily. "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
Exact synonyms: Snaffle, Snap Up
Generic synonyms: Take
Specialized synonyms: Hog

5. Verb. Make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand. "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
Generic synonyms: Move

6. Verb. Obtain illegally or unscrupulously. "Grab power"
Generic synonyms: Obtain

7. Verb. Take or grasp suddenly. "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
Generic synonyms: Clutch, Prehend, Seize

8. Verb. Capture the attention or imagination of. "The movie seized my imagination"
Exact synonyms: Seize
Generic synonyms: Fascinate, Intrigue

Definition of Grab

1. n. A vessel used on the Malabar coast, having two or three masts.

2. v. t. & i. To gripe suddenly; to seize; to snatch; to clutch.

3. n. A sudden grasp or seizure.

Definition of Grab

1. Verb. to make a sudden grasping or clutching motion (at something) ¹

2. Verb. to restrain someone; to arrest ¹

3. Verb. to grip the attention; to enthrall ¹

4. Verb. (informal) to quickly collect or retrieve ¹

5. Verb. (informal) to eat something quickly ¹

6. Verb. ¹

7. Noun. a sudden snatch (for something) ¹

8. Noun. a mechanical device that grabs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grab

1. to grasp suddenly [v GRABBED, GRABBING, GRABS]

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