grab hold of

Definition of grab hold of

  1. :  to quickly take and hold (someone or something) with the hand or arms She grabbed hold of his arm. He grabbed hold of a tree branch and pulled himself out of the water.

Word by Word Definitions

grabplay
  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

holdplay
  1. :  to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

    :  to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

    :  to have as a mark of distinction

  1. :  stronghold

    :  confinement, custody

    :  prison

  1. :  the interior of a ship below decks

    :  the cargo deck of a ship

    :  the cargo compartment of a plane


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