Synonyms for (verb) get hold of

Synonyms: seize, get hold of, clutch

Definition: affect

Usage: Fear seized the prisoners; The patient was seized with unbearable pains; He was seized with a dreadful disease

Similar words: sweep over, overtake, overwhelm, overcome, overpower, whelm

Definition: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli


Synonyms: reach, contact, get hold of, get through

Definition: be in or establish communication with

Usage: Our advertisements reach millions; He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist