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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: grasp (0.00973 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to grasp.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or
magnitude of something; “he has a good grasp of
2: the limit of capability; “within the compass of education”
3: a firm controlling influence; “they kept a firm grip on the
two top priorities”
; “he was in the grip of a powerful
; “a terrible power had her in its grasp”
4: the act of grasping; “he released his clasp on my arm”
has a strong grip for an old man”
; “she kept a firm hold
on the railing”
v 1: hold firmly [syn: hold on
2: get the meaning of something; “Do you comprehend the meaning
of this letter?”
[syn: get the picture
English → English
1. A gripe or seizure of the hand; a seizure by embrace, or
infolding in the arms. “The grasps of love.”
2. Reach of the arms; hence, the power of seizing and
holding; as, it was beyond his grasp.
3. Forcible possession; hold.
The whole space that's in the tyrant's grasp.
4. Wide-reaching power of intellect to comprehend subjects
and hold them under survey.
The foremost minds of the next . . . era were not,
in power of grasp, equal to their predecessors. --Z.
5. The handle of a sword or of an oar.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grasper
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. graspen; prob. akin to LG. grupsen, or to
E. grope. Cf. Grab
1. To seize and hold by clasping or embracing with the
fingers or arms; to catch to take possession of.
Thy hand is made to grasp a palmer's staff. --Shak.
2. To lay hold of with the mind; to become thoroughly
acquainted or conversant with; to comprehend.
, v. i.
To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping; to clutch;
to struggle; to strive.
As one that grasped And tugged for life and was by
strength subdued. --Shak.
To grasp at
, to catch at; to try to seize; as, Alexander
grasped at universal empire,