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grip

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1 a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles
  • She placed her grip in the train's 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
  • I bought new pots with heat-resistant grips.
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grip

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1 to have or keep in one's hands
  • She 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 wouldn't let go.
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hang on to, lay hold of

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