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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

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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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References in classic literature ?
She tried to obey, but the big colonel had by this time managed to get upon his feet again, so he grabbed fast hold of the girl and she was helpless to escape.
Barnes came off the bench and grabbed six rebounds and scored eight points in the first half for UCLA.
Carlson and Chris Randall also grabbed nine rebounds each for the Panthers.
The resident quickly grabbed his pistol, which he aimed at the intruders.
Summary: Jazeera Airways has grabbed leading market shares on routes serving Beirut, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Sohag, Dubai and Bahrain.
Nevertheless, the courts of law have been doing their best in reverting grabbed land or property to their legitimate owners.
IAN THOMAS-moore grabbed his ninth goal of the season as Tranmere cruised to a potentially priceless victory.
One was reported to have happened at 9am yesterday , when the 17 year old girl was grabbed on Catcote Road.
FREE-SCORING full-back Paul Wellens grabbed a first-half brace of tries to take his season's tally to 18 as Saints coasted to victory.
PREMIERSHIP footballer Craig Bellamy grabbed a young woman's arm and pushed her against a wall following an altercation with her friend in a nightclub, a court heard yesterday.
A SCHOOLBOY told yesterday how his head teacher grabbed his "privates" and hurt him.
With my pants down, I hopped over and grabbed some from the next stall.
A thief grabbed a woman's handbag moments after she finished her supermarket shop.
Mireles grabbed the woman's legs and tried to grab her collar, but the fabric of her gray sweat pants and top started to rip.
When Dixon slam dunked, he grabbed onto the rim, which was bolted to a metal plate sandwiching the glass backboard.