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Synonyms for grab

snatch

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lunge

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Synonyms for grab

to get hold of (something moving)

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to take quick and forcible possession of

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

Synonyms for grab

a mechanical device for gripping an object

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take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

get hold of or seize quickly and easily

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make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand

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obtain illegally or unscrupulously

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take or grasp suddenly

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capture the attention or imagination of

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He said some powerful politicians were behind land grabbing cartels, which made it difficult to repossess grabbed land.
The university management has the right to protect the university land and making efforts to vacate the grabbed land from grabbers through legal action against them, the spokesman maintained.
Caldwell suffered a season-ending knee injury last year when Atlanta cornerback Aaron Beasley grabbed him by the collar and pulled him out of bounds.
As per survey report, ST plot no R-1, R-2, 26, 22, 20, 19, 16, 15, 14, 13, 8/2, 6/2, 9, 8, 7, 5, 4 and plot no R-5, L-12, L-9, L-8, A-30 and ST no 10 and 11 are reserved for parks, marriage hall, public building and primary school, are among the plots grabbed illegally by land mafia, it said.
Kelly Hu got a Project Angel Food watch and grabbed a pair of new Tag jeans (Rene Zellweger's favorite) before trying Lip Fusion plumping gloss.
Investigators said they were unsure as to why Huff grabbed the girl or what her intentions were.
a man with a similar description grabbed a woman in her late 30s and attempted to pull her to his car in Glendale.
As the second deputy came to his partner's aid, the Sheriff's Department account said, Mitchell grabbed the second deputy's holstered gun.
Anthony scored a career-high 33 points, grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds and played far beyond his years in putting the Orangemen on the brink of their first national championship.
Thomas Fields grabbed the open parachute and pulled the other man away from the door, preventing him from being dragged out of the aircraft and banged against its side.
O'Neal played 10 of the 12 minutes in the quarter and, though he scored just four points, he grabbed five rebounds to help ignite the Lakers' fast break.
The girl was playing with her 10-year-old sister in a cul-de-sac when the man drove up in a pickup truck and grabbed her shirt through the truck window.
The car's driver reached out his window, grabbed the grabbed the woman's purse strap and began to drive away.
Chamique Holdsclaw scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee (9-1), which forced 23 turnovers and outrebounded UCLA 46-30.
The agent for Shaquille O'Neal said Thursday there is no basis to a Disney World worker's claims that the Los Angeles Lakers basketball star grabbed her by the neck and refused to let go.