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Verb
To seize and hold firmly
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“Jake would extend his hand for Sharon to grasp before helping her out of the crevice.”
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To comprehend fully
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“Security is a complex science that most fail to grasp comprehensively.”
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To take (an opportunity) eagerly
“Do not miss your chance to grasp this opportunity that only comes once in a lifetime.”
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To clasp (someone or each other) in the arms
“He would grasp his children tight before he left.”
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To acquire new information or skill
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To receive or procure
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To feel or manipulate with the hands
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To adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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To refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
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To have met, be acquainted or familiar with
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To achieve or complete successfully
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To distract, or to occupy or draw one's attention or thoughts
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To embrace, hold, touch or lie together affectionately
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To make an attempt at handling a problem or policy
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To lift or raise something by grasping it
Noun
Plural for a firm hold or grip
“Amy was awakened from her sleep when she felt a grasp on her arm.”
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Plural for a person's understanding
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“Some of the topics covered appear to be beyond the grasp of many of our students.”
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Plural for a person's power or capacity to attain something
“With technology now within the grasp of the artist herself, the possibilities are endless.”
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Plural for control or dominion, usually nefarious in nature
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“For a time, it looked like most of the continent would be within the tyrant's grasp.”
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Plural for ability to understand and reason
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Plural for competence or skill in a given field gained through experience
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Plural for a firm contact or grip
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Plural for the state of being in someone's power, or of having great power over someone
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Plural for the action of squeezing something
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Plural for a person's hand when the fingers are bent in towards the palm and held there tightly
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Plural for the part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
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