get a grip (on oneself)

Definition of get a grip (on oneself)


  1. :  to get control of one's thoughts and emotions and stop behaving in a foolish or uncontrolled way Get a grip (on yourself)! This is no time to be hysterical!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

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

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  to seize or hold firmly

    :  to hold the interest of strongly

  1. :  a strong or tenacious grasp

    :  strength in gripping

    :  manner or style of gripping

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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