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Synonyms for grab

Synonyms for (noun) grab

Synonyms: grab, catch, snatch, snap Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands Usage: 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

Similar words: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: grab Definition: a mechanical device for gripping an object

Similar words: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms for (verb) grab

Synonyms: grab, seize Definition: capture the attention or imagination of Usage: This story will grab you; The movie seized my imagination

Similar words: fascinate, intrigue Definition: cause to be interested or curious

Synonyms: grab Definition: take or grasp suddenly Usage: She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: catch, take hold of, grab Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of Usage: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: grab Definition: make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand Usage: The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: snaffle, snap up, grab Definition: get hold of or seize quickly and easily Usage: I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

Similar words: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: grab Definition: obtain illegally or unscrupulously Usage: Grab power

Similar words: obtain Definition: come into possession of Usage: How did you obtain the visa?