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(Entry 1 of 4)

an instance of theft
  • a political activist who thinks the government's lease of public lands to logging companies amounts to an illegal land grab

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to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • don't grab my arm like that

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grabs

noun (2)
plural of grab

Synonyms of grabs (Entry 3 of 4)

an instance of theft
  • a political activist who thinks the government's lease of public lands to logging companies amounts to an illegal land grab

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grabs

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of grab

Synonyms & Antonyms of grabs (Entry 4 of 4)

to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • don't grab my arm like that

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Verb (1)

take, seize, grasp, clutch, snatch, grab mean to get hold of by or as if by catching up with the hand. take is a general term applicable to any manner of getting something into one's possession or control. take some salad from the bowl seize implies a sudden and forcible movement in getting hold of something tangible or an apprehending of something fleeting or elusive when intangible. seized the suspect grasp stresses a laying hold so as to have firmly in possession. grasp the handle and pull clutch suggests avidity or anxiety in seizing or grasping and may imply less success in holding. clutching her purse snatch suggests more suddenness or quickness but less force than seize. snatched a doughnut and ran grab implies more roughness or rudeness than snatch. grabbed roughly by the arm

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