the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; "he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"
affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand
take hold of; grab; "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"
a collection of things or persons to be handled together
hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when sh
get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
come to understand
irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him"
reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
be a mystery or bewildering to;
reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;
go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an
the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
keep from exhaling or expelling; "hold your breath"
maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
a cell in a jail or prison
resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "Th
the range of vision; "out of sight of land"
range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken"
perceive or be contemporaneous with;
perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"