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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 entire group is to be called the Skandagrahas, "the Skanda Graspers" (MBh 3.219.42).
The grasping device should therefore be as safe as possible, or "fail-safe." Of course, nothing is 100% fail-safe, but the grasper is designed to retain its grip in event of power or air pressure failure.
Listening to them laugh about the brown-nosing graspers, she is overcome with nostalgia for those "lively collegians of earlier days.' Who, for example?
It's an ESSENTIAL service, you unprincipled graspers.
* Use of appropriate instruments such as non-toothed graspers.
Handheld instruments are further segmented into stents, forceps and spatulas, retractors, dilators, graspers, sutures, visualizing scopes and others (suction tubes, vessel sealing, and needle holders).
At the same time Ruth Marcus defended PPFA in her Washington Post column, she wrote, "Even for those who support abortion rights, there is a stomach-churning aspect to the surreptitiously taped conversations with Planned Parenthood officials--the coldblooded discussion, between bites of salad and sips of red wine, of "less crunchy" techniques to obtain specimens, and the precise placement of "graspers" to avoid having to "crush" a valuable body part.
Examples of instruments that are available in the market in take-apart from are scissors, graspers, dissectors, and clamps.
This is particularly useful when cystoscope-compatible graspers are unsuccessful, as was the case in this patient.
MICHAEL Martin blew any credibility he had left when he defended the graspers and chancers who have dragged the House of Commons into the mud.
Council staff will show a group of 26 children from Kramel First School in Cramlington how to use graspers to clean up an area near their school as part of the Blyth Just Bin It initiative.
You thought the Manchester United hierarchy were just a bunch of money-grabbing, empire-building, chiselling graspers who'd sell their gran if they thought they could deck her out in an Umbro shirt and make a profit.
Involved in the birth of this divine child are a group of goddesses called the "mothers of the world" (lokasya matarah) who, having no progeny of their own, threaten to devour the children of actual biological mothers.(2) These become the female Graspers (graha), dread goddesses of childhood diseases.