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grab

 
Noun grab has 2 senses
  1. grab - a mechanical device for gripping an object
    --1 is a kind of
    mechanical device
  2. catch, grab, snatch, snap - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
    --2 is a kind of touch, touching
    --2 has particulars:
     fair catch; interception; reception; rebound; shoestring catch; mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking
    Derived forms: verb grab2, verb grab3, verb grab5, verb grab1
Verb grab has 6 senses
  1. catch, grab, take hold of - take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
    --1 is one way to seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived form: noun grab2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. snap up, snaffle, grab - get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
    --2 is one way to take
    Derived form: noun grab2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. grab - make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
    --3 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun grab2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. grab - obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
    --4 is one way to
    obtain
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. grab - take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
    --5 is one way to
    seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived form: noun grab2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. grab, seize - capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
    --6 is one way to intrigue, fascinate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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