Definitions for grab

Definitions for (noun) grab

Main entry: 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

Main entry: grab

Definition: a mechanical device for gripping an object

Definitions for (verb) grab

Main entry: grab, seize

Definition: capture the attention or imagination of

Usage: This story will grab you; The movie seized my imagination

Main entry: grab

Definition: take or grasp suddenly

Usage: She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room

Main entry: 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!

Main entry: grab

Definition: make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand

Usage: The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask

Main entry: 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

Main entry: grab

Definition: obtain illegally or unscrupulously

Usage: Grab power

Visual thesaurus for grab