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grip

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Noun grip has 7 senses
  1. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold - the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
    --1 is a kind of grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension
    --1 has particulars:
     chokehold, choke hold; embrace, embracing; wrestling hold
    Derived forms: verb grip2, verb grip1
  2. handle, grip, handgrip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
    --2 is a kind of appendage
    --2 is a part of
     edge tool; hand tool; umbrella; baggage, luggage; cutlery, eating utensil; brush; briefcase; handbarrow; handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart; baseball bat, lumber; cricket bat, bat; racket, racquet; ladle; saucepan; frying pan, frypan, skillet; spatula; carpet beater, rug beater; cheese cutter; coffeepot; coffee cup; teacup; mug; watering can, watering pot; carrycot; faucet; handlebar; handset, French telephone; aspergill
    --2 has parts: shank, stem
    --2 has particulars:
     ax handle, axe handle; broomstick, broom handle; crop; haft, helve; hilt; hoe handle; knob; mop handle; panhandle; pommel, saddlebow; pommel; rake handle; stock; stock, gunstock
    Derived form: verb grip1
  3. bag, traveling bag, grip, suitcase - a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
    --3 is a kind of baggage, luggage
    --3 has particulars:
     carpetbag; garment bag; gripsack; overnighter, overnight bag, overnight case; portmanteau, Gladstone, Gladstone bag; weekender
  4. grip, traction, adhesive friction - the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    --4 is a kind of friction, rubbing
  5. grip - worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
    --5 is a kind of
    skilled worker, trained worker
  6. grip, grasp - a firm controlling influence; "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"
    --6 is a kind of influence
    --6 has particulars: tentacle
    Derived form: verb grip3
  7. bobby pin, hairgrip, grip - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in England they call a bobby pin a grip"
    --7 is a kind of hairpin
Verb grip has 3 senses
  1. grip - hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
    --1 is one way to
    seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived forms: noun grip2, noun grip1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. grapple, grip - to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
    --2 is one way to seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived form: noun grip1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind - to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
    --3 is one way to interest
    Derived form: noun grip6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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