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(noun, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Grasp.

How to pronounce grasp:


Grasp - as a noun

Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

Example: "He has a good grasp of accounting practices"

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The limit of capability

Example: "Within the compass of education"

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An intellectual hold or understanding

Example: "A good grip on french history"

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The act of grasping

Example: "He released his clasp on my arm"

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grasping12prehension15seizing17taking hold
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Grasp - as a verb

Hold firmly

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
hold on
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
hold8take hold
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Get the meaning of something

Example: "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
apprehend17compass13comprehend20dig5get the picturegrok9savvy14
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Example Sentences

"I couldn't grasp the concept of advanced calculus."
"She quickly grasped the technique and started playing the piano beautifully."
"He tried to grasp the handle, but it was too slippery."
"I finally grasped the meaning behind his cryptic message."
"The child eagerly grasped his mother's hand and crossed the street."
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Word Game Points

Is GRASP a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, grasp is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

GRASP has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is GRASP a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, grasp is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
GRASP has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is GRASP a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, grasp is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
GRASP has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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