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Synonyms for (noun) grip

Synonyms: grasp, grip, hold, clasp, clench, clutch, clutches Definition: the act of grasping Usage: he released his clasp on my arm; he has a strong grip for an old man; she kept a firm hold on the railing

Similar words: prehension, taking hold, seizing, grasping Definition: the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

Synonyms: bag, grip, traveling bag, travelling bag, suitcase Definition: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes Usage: he carried his small bag onto the plane with him

Similar words: baggage, luggage Definition: cases used to carry belongings when traveling

Synonyms: bobby pin, grip, hairgrip Definition: a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place Usage: in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip

Similar words: hairpin Definition: a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place

Synonyms: handgrip, handle, grip, hold Definition: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it Usage: he grabbed the hammer by the handle; it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

Similar words: appendage Definition: a part that is joined to something larger

Synonyms: grasp, grip Definition: an intellectual hold or understanding Usage: a good grip on French history; 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

Similar words: influence Definition: a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc Usage: used her parents' influence to get the job

Synonyms: grip Definition: worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

Similar words: skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker Definition: a worker who has acquired special skills

Synonyms: adhesive friction, grip, traction Definition: the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

Similar words: rubbing, friction Definition: the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

Synonyms for (verb) grip

Synonyms: grip Definition: hold fast or firmly Usage: He gripped the steering wheel

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: grapple, grip Definition: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match Usage: the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

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: transfix, fascinate, spellbind, grip Definition: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe Usage: The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

Similar words: interest Definition: excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of