Lay hold of - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 13/01/2020

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

7 letter answer(s) to lay hold of

GRAPPLE
  1. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  2. come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
  3. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
  4. a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
  5. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

5 letter answer(s) to lay hold of

GRASP
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. the limit of capability;
  4. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  5. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  6. hold firmly

6 letter answer(s) to lay hold of

SNATCH
  1. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
  2. to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"
  3. (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
  4. obscene terms for female genitals
  5. take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
  6. a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
  7. seized suddenly
  8. Wrested

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