grab (the) headlines

Definition of grab (the) headlines

  1. :  to be given much attention in the news A new cancer treatment grabbed (the) headlines this week.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take or seize by or as if by a sudden motion or grasp

    :  to obtain without consideration of what is right or wrong

    :  to take hastily

  1. :  intended to be taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

    :  taken at random

  1. :  something taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

    :  a sudden snatch

    :  an unlawful or unethical seizure

headlineplay headlines
  1. :  words set at the head of a passage or page to introduce or categorize

    :  a head of a newspaper story or article usually printed in large type and giving the gist of the story or article that follows

    :  front-page news

  1. :  to provide with a headline

    :  to publicize highly

    :  to be engaged as a leading performer in (a show)

  1. :  deserving mention in a headline :  very noteworthy

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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