get a grasp on

Definition of get a grasp on

:to gain a good understanding of
  • We're still trying to get a grasp on the situation.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

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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