elude someone's grasp

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of elude someone's grasp

:to stay too far away for someone to reach
  • He tried to grab the rolling ball, but it eluded his grasp.

Word by Word Definitions

elude play
  1. : to avoid adroitly : evade

  2. : to escape the perception, understanding, or grasp of

  3. : defy

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

grasp play
  1. : to make the motion of seizing : clutch

  2. : to take or seize eagerly

  3. : to clasp or embrace especially with the fingers or arms

  1. : handle

  2. : embrace

  3. : hold, control


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