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Another word for grip

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Noun
  1. Firm control

      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
    See also:

    control

  2. An act or means of holding something

      1. An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
      2. Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
      3. The act of grappling.
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. To close tightly:
      2. To grasp or grip tightly:
      3. To clinch (a bolt, for example).
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
    See also:

    keep

  3. A strong or powerful influence

      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
    See also:

    affect

  4. Intellectual hold

      1. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
      2. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
      3. Practical understanding or shrewdness:
      1. The ability by which one understands; intelligence:
      2. The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension:
      3. Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding.
      2. The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
      3. Capacity to include.
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
    See also:

    knowledge

Verb
  1. To take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
      2. Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
      3. The act of grappling.
      1. To take or grasp suddenly:
      2. To capture or restrain; arrest.
      3. To obtain or appropriate unscrupulously or forcibly:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. To close tightly:
      2. To grasp or grip tightly:
      3. To clinch (a bolt, for example).
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
    See also:

    keep

  2. To compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

    See also:

    excite

Another word for grip

Noun
  1. The power of gripping

  2. Application of the power to grip

  3. Something suited to grasping

      1. The vertebrate organ of hearing, responsible for maintaining equilibrium as well as sensing sound and divided in mammals into the external ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear.
      2. The part of this organ that is externally visible.
      3. An invertebrate organ analogous to the mammalian ear.
      1. A rounded protuberance.
      2. A rounded handle, as on a drawer or door.
      3. A rounded control switch or dial.
      1. A hinged fixture, such as a metal ring or bar, used for knocking on a door.
      2. A woman's breasts.
      3. A goblin or dwarf said to live under the earth and direct miners to ore by knocking.
    See also:

    handle

  4. *A traveling bag

    See also:

    bag

Verb
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
    See also:

    seize

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