Lay hold of - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 13/01/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lay hold of.

GRAPPLE
  1. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
  2. a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
  3. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
  4. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  5. come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
GRASP
  1. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  2. hold firmly
  3. 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"
  4. an intellectual hold or understanding; "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"
  5. the limit of capability;
  6. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
SNATCH
  1. seized suddenly
  2. Wrested
  3. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
  4. (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
  5. to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"
  6. obscene terms for female genitals
  7. a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
  8. take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

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