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