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grip

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1 a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a travelerʼs clothing and personal articles

  • she placed her grip in the trainʼs overhead rack and seated herself comfortably
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2 the act or manner of holding

  • get a better grip on the lid and try to open the jar again
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3 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something

  • he has a good grip on basic Spanish grammar and spelling
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4 the right or means to command or control others

  • a tyrant that keeps the masses tightly in his grip
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5 a part by which an implement is held

  • bought new pots with heat-resistant grips
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grip

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1 to have or keep in oneʼs hands

  • gripped the handlebars tightly and raced down the hill
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hang on to, hold on to

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2 to hold the attention of as if by a spell

  • that true crime story gripped me as much as any whodunit
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3 to hold the attention of

  • that movie will grip any true sports car fan
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catch one's eye

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4 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms

  • the baby gripped my fingers and wouldnʼt let go
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hang on to, lay hold of

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