Take hold of - Crossword Clue

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GRAB
GRASP
SEIZE
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GRAB
  1. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  2. take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
  3. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  4. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  5. get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  6. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
  7. a mechanical device for gripping an object
GRASP
  1. hold firmly
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. the limit of capability;
  5. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  6. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
SEIZE
  1. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  2. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
  3. 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"
  4. take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"
  5. hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"
  6. take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
  7. take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwor
Take hold of Clue Last Updated: 27/09/2019 9:00am

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