grasp for

Definition of grasp for

  1. :  to try in a desperate or awkward way to get (something) His sudden decision to quit the race has left his supporters grasping for explanations. grasping for attention

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make the motion of seizing :  clutch

    :  to take or seize eagerly

    :  to clasp or embrace especially with the fingers or arms

  1. :  handle

    :  embrace

    :  hold, control

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