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grasped

verb
past tense of grasp

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1 to have a practical understanding of
  • he just doesn't grasp how important it is that he call when he'll be late

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2 to put one's arms around and press tightly
  • the departing soldier grasped his children a little closer than usual

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3 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • the attendant grasped my arm and steered me towards the door

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4 to have a clear idea of
  • the emergency operator finally grasped what he was trying to tell her

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“Grasped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grasped. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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