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