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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


Related Words

hold firmly

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If he had weak fine motor skills, then we knew it would be difficult to hold the pencil correctly (and it's important to have a strong pincer grasp).
Ten months - Waves goodbye, picks things up with pincer grasp and crawls well
"It's really important to be sitting by 9 months, to have a pincer grasp by 12 months, to understand body parts at 18 months, ...
She is at that age where she has just attained the pincer grasp -- thumb and forefinger together -- and she has begun to pluck at things with her brand-new grasp -- dust balls, lint.
By 10 months, many babies have perfected the "pincer grasp" and can pinch and pick up smaller foods like peas, puffed cereal and Cheerios.