What is the definition of grip?

Definitions for grip

  • noun - the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
  • verb - hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
  • verb - to grip or seize
  • verb - to render motionless
  • noun - a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
  • noun - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
  • noun - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  • noun - an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
  • noun - worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
  • noun - the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
  • Pronounciation of grip

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    Synonyms for grip

    clasp grasp travelling bag handle clench hold suitcase handgrip clutch bag bobby pin traction clutches traveling bag hairgrip adhesive friction transfix spellbind grapple fascinate

    Antonyms for grip

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    Holonyms for grip

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    Hypernyms for grip

    grasping baggage influence friction taking hold luggage skilled worker rubbing seizing hairpin trained worker prehension appendage skilled workman seize prehend clutch interest

    Hyponyms for grip

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    Meronyms for grip

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    Sounds like grip

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