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    grasp

    grasp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grasp

    Definition
    (noun) understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    Synonyms : appreciation , hold
    Example Sentence
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices
    Definition
    (noun) the limit of capability
    Synonyms : compass , range , reach
    Example Sentence
    • within the compass of education
    Definition
    (noun) an intellectual hold or understanding
    Synonyms : grip
    Example Sentence
    • a good grip on French history
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) the act of grasping
    Synonyms : clasp , clench , clutch , clutches , grip , hold
    Example Sentence
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
    Definition
    (verb) hold firmly
    Synonyms : hold on
    Definition
    (verb) get the meaning of something
    Example Sentence
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
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