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Synonyms for grasp

Synonyms for grasp

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to perceive directly with the intellect

an act or means of holding something

firm control


a strong or powerful influence


the ability or power to seize or attain

Synonyms for grasp

understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

the limit of capability

an intellectual hold or understanding


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In other words, technology is the mode of existence of a human society's grasp of how its environment works and how that knowledge can be turned into a human society's favour.
"We want to literally understand how we learn to 'grasp' our environment with our hands.
The objective of this case report is to describe the use of BTX-A treatment accompanied by both repetitive facilitative exercises (RFE) and object-related training under low-amplitude continuous neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for a patient with the grasp reflex after infarction of the right putamen and temporal lobe.
The USNS Grasp group is now working with 28 civil service mariners and two archaeologists to help bring the mystery of Bonhomme Richard's location.
Out of some 30,000 known kinds of fishes in the world, the seahorse family is the only one to have evolved any form of tail that grasps a perch.
Lukas, Vice President of Grasp. "We look forward to the Grasp suite of products and solutions complimenting ABC Global's existing catalogue of services available to its members."
3: Customer now uses gun-side shoulder and whole upper body to push gun hand and frame forward, while support hand firmly grasps the slide as the frame runs under it until slide has reached full retraction.
But the hand function remains considerably impaired, requiring a large amount of force, the stretching of tendons, and fingers that all move at the same time, instead of separately as is often needed to grasp an object.
Grasp Technologies said that it has become the new preferred technology vendor for automation, reporting, and business intelligence solutions for Hickory Global Partners.
Boris worked out different ways to handle each object, either curling round his fingers to use the whole hand, or adopting a more delicate pinchgrip to grasp an edge.
Researchers at MIT have developed the device that can be worn around one's wrist, works essentially like two extra fingers adjacent to the pinky and thumb and the novel control algorithm enables it to move in sync with the wearer's fingers to grasp objects of various shapes and sizes.
She said: "It's a difficult nettle to grasp but the last Labour administration grasped it when the powers went to Scotland and I think now the powers have gone to Wales it needs to be grasped for Wales otherwise you have a great disparity in terms of the costs to the taxpayer and the level of representation."
The SNP said a Yes vote is "well within Scotland's grasp" after a poll showed 46 per cent of voters are in favour of independence.