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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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hold firmly

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The USNS Grasp is escorted into Port of Sunderland by the Port's patrol vessel "Sentinel"
The GRASP Executive Committee also voted to transfer the charter partnership status of the Last Great Ape Organization (LAGA) to the Eco-Activists for Governance and Law Enforcement (EAGLE) Network, the alliance that represents LAGA and illegal trade investigation units in nine African countries.
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.
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.
Prof Wyatt said: "The system we have developed allows the robot to assess the object and generate hundreds of different grasp options.
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.
Twycross chief executive Sharon Redrobe said: "Our goal is to play a leadership role in the conservation of great apes, so becoming a GRASP partner is part of that process.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Turkish Interior Minister Muammer GE-ler has said the authorities failed to fully grasp the nature of protests linked to the Gezi Park near ystanbul's famed Taksim Square.
Humans are designed to grasp well; but repetitive, high-force gripping can result in long-term discomfort or injury.
If the brain areas in charge of motor planning also process objects' action-related information, as Rizzolatti and Arbib (1998) have suggested, then the presentation of hand grasp actions should influence the subsequent identification of a graspable object.
The "UNIT" version has a lower grasp area, a recessed keypad/control section, and it is suitable for left or right handed operation.
Grasp trustee and spokesman Eugene Farrar, a professional musician who lost more than PS100,000 over 20 years of gambling, said: "David devoted a lot of effort to raising the profile of Grasp, but there have been other people involved so in that respect there will be no change because we have quite a cohesive team.
General Motors and NASA are designing a wearable robotic glove that gives humans a stronger grasp while potentially reducing the risk of repetitive stress injuries.