Grasping synonyms

grăs'pĭng
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A control or adjustor on a television that keeps the screen image in proper position:
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The act of one that takes.
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The act of one who grabs.
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(Countable) A stopping mechanism, especially a clasp which stops something from opening. syn. transl.
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Full of avarice; greedy for riches
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The definition of avid is someone greedy, with a craving for or with a strong interest in something.
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The definition of covetous is jealous of something or someone, or really wanting something that belongs to another.
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(Computing) Tending to match as much text as possible.
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Tending to impede or delay progress:
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Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy:
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Dirty or squalid.
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Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
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Noble in behaviour or actions; principled, not petty; kind, magnanimous. [from 16th c.]
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Characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess.
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Experiencing a desire or need for food.
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(Informal) Grasping; avaricious
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Having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity
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Having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity
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Able to seize, grasp, or hold, especially by wrapping around an object:
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the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
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Such lashing used to temporarily immobilize the ends of a rope to prevent a knot from slipping or collapsing.
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Find another word for grasping. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for grasping, like: hold, taking, grabbing, catch, avaricious, avid, covetous, greedy, holding, niggardly and prehension.