grip

grip
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. handle; handclasp; hold, control; informal, suitcase, bag, satchel. —v. seize, grasp, clutch, hold. See acquisition, receptacle, retention.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The power of gripping]
Syn. grasp, hold, manual strength, digital strength, ligature, musculature, purchase, government, governance.
2. [Application of the power to grip]
Syn. hold, grasp, clutch, gripe, purchase, clasp, catch, cinch, vise, clench, clinch, embrace, handclasp, handhold, fist, handgrip, handshake, snatch, grapple, anchor, squeeze, wrench, grab, cincture, enclosing, enclosure, fixing, fastening, crushing, clamp, clamping, iron grip, hoops of steel, vicelike grip, jaws, snag*, glom*, nip*.
3. [Something suited to grasping]
Syn. knocker, knob, ear; see handle 1 .
4. [*A traveling bag]
Syn. valise, suitcase, satchel; see bag .
v.
Syn. clutch, grasp, clasp; see seize 1 .
come to grips,
Syn. engage, encounter, cope with; see fight 1 , 2 , try 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. hold clasp, clutch, clench, grasp.
2. comprehension understanding, perception, mastery, grasp.
3. control mastery, command.
II
v.
grasp, hold, clasp, clutch, clench, squeeze.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Firm control: grasp, hold. See CONTROL. 2. An act or means of holding something: clasp, clench, clutch1, grasp, hold. Sports: grapple. See KEEP. 3. A strong or powerful influence: grasp, hold. See AFFECT. 4. Intellectual hold: apprehension, comprehension, grasp, hold, understanding. Informal: savvy. See KNOWLEDGE. II verb 1. To take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on: clasp, clench, clutch1, grab, grapple, grasp, seize. See KEEP. 2. To compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of: arrest, catch up, enthrall, fascinate, hold, mesmerize, rivet, spellbind, transfix. Slang: grab. See EXCITE.

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