grip

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

grip

noun

Definition of GRIP

1
a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles <she placed her grip in the train's overhead rack and seated herself comfortably>
2
the act or manner of holding <get a better grip on the lid and try to open the jar again>
Near Antonyms release, relinquishment
3
the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something <he has a good grip on basic Spanish grammar and spelling>
4
the right or means to command or control others <a tyrant that keeps the masses tightly in his grip>
Near Antonyms helplessness, weakness
5
a part by which an implement is held <bought new pots with heat-resistant grips>
Synonyms grip, haft, handgrip, helve

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up grip[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More