Definition of grasp :
1. A gripe or seizure of the hand; a seizure by embrace, or infolding in the arms.
2. Forcible possession; hold.
3. Reach of the arms; hence, the power of seizing and holding; as, it was beyond his grasp.
4. The handle of a sword or of an oar.
5. To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping; to clutch; to struggle; to strive.
6. To lay hold of with the mind; to become thoroughly acquainted or conversant with; to comprehend.
7. To seize and hold by clasping or embracing with the fingers or arms; to catch to take possession of.
8. Wide- reaching power of intellect to comprehend subjects and hold them under survey.
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know (part of speech: verb)
desire (part of speech: verb)
learn (part of speech: verb)
power (part of speech: noun)
custody (part of speech: noun)
grip (part of speech: verb)
command (part of speech: verb)
commission, control, sovereignty, domination, discipline, law, charge, mandate, mastery, will, manage, power, direction, sway, prowess, government, dominate, coordination, reign, supremacy, coordinate, direct, govern, rule, authority, management, command
- How should such a baby as you grasp even the meaning of that word? - "Rossmoyne", Unknown.
- Just a calm grasp of the game- a quick playing of the pieces- so long as the game was there to play. - "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- Once grasp the truth that nothing is done for man, and that he has everything to do for himself, and all is possible. - "The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies", Walter Besant.