HyperDic: grip

English > 10 senses of the word grip:
VERBcontactgriphold fast or firmly
contactgrip, grappleto grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
emotiongrip, fascinate, transfix, spellbindto render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
NOUNactgrip, clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, holdthe act of grasping
artifactgrip, handle, handgrip, holdthe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
artifactgrip, bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, suitcasea portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
phenomenongrip, traction, adhesive frictionthe friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
person gripworker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
attributegrip, graspan intellectual hold or understanding
artifactgrip, bobby pin, hairgripa flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together
grip > pronunciation
Soundsgrih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of grasping.
Example "he has a strong grip for an old man"
Synonymsclasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, hold
Narrowerchokehold, choke holdA restraining hold / hold
embrace, embracing, embracementThe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
wrestling holdA hold used in the sport of wrestling
Broadergrasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionThe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
Spanishagarre, agarro, agarrón
Catalanagafada, agarrada
Verbsgriphold fast or firmly
gripto grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.
Example "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
Synonymshandle, handgrip, hold
Part ofaspergill, aspersoriumA short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge
baggage, luggagecases used to carry belongings when traveling
baseball bat, lumberAn implement used in baseball by the batter
briefcaseA case with a handle
brushAn implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
carpet beater, rug beaterimplement for beating dust out of carpets
carrycotbox-shaped baby bed with handles (for a baby to sleep in while being carried)
cheese cutterA kitchen utensil (board or handle) with a wire for cutting cheese
coffee cupA cup from which coffee is drunk
coffeepottall pot in which coffee is brewed
cricket bat, batThe club used in playing cricket
cutlery, eating utensiltableware implements for cutting and eating food
edge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
faucet, spigotA regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid / liquid from a reservoir
frying pan, frypan, skilletA pan used for frying foods
hand toolA tool used with workers' hands
handbarrowA rectangular frame with handles at both ends
handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cartwheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person
handlebarThe shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
handset, French telephonetelephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle
ladleA spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle
mugWith handle and usually cylindrical
racket, racquetA sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games / games
saucepanA deep pan with a handle
spatulaA turner with a narrow flexible blade
teacupA cup from which tea is drunk
umbrellaA lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
watering can, watering potA container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle
Partsshank, stemcylinder forming a long narrow part of something
Narrowerax handle, axe handleThe handle of an ax
broomstick, broom handleThe handle of a broom
cropThe stock or handle of a whip
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
hiltThe handle of a sword or dagger
hoe handleThe handle of a hoe
knobA round handle
mop handleThe handle of a mop
panhandleThe handle of a pan
pommel, saddlebowhandgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
pommelA handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
rake handleThe handle of a rake
stockThe handle end of some implements or tools
stock, gunstockThe handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
BroaderappendageA part that is joined to something larger
Spanishagarradera, asa, asidero, asimiento, cogedero, empuñadura, manejar, mango, manija, manilla, tirador, tomadero
Catalanaferrador, aferrall, agafador, agafall, ansa, mànec, maneta, nansa, tirador
Verbsgriphold fast or firmly
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA portable rectangular container for carrying clothes.
Synonymsbag, traveling bag, travelling bag, suitcase
Narrowercarpetbagtraveling bag made of carpet
garment bagA suitcase that unfolds to be hung up
gripsackA small suitcase
overnighter, overnight bag, overnight caseA small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight
portmanteau, Gladstone, Gladstone bagA large travelling bag made of stiff leather
weekenderA small suitcase to carry clothing and accessories for a weekend trip
Broaderbaggage, luggagecases used to carry belongings when traveling
Spanishbolsa de viaje, mala, maleta, valija
Catalanbossa de viatge, maleta, valisa
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningThe friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).
Synonymstraction, adhesive friction
Categorycar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Broaderfriction, rubbingThe resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
Spanishadherencia, agarre, tracción
Catalantracció
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 5, person
Meaningworker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made.
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningAn intellectual hold or understanding.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymgrasp
NarrowertentacleSomething that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
BroaderinfluenceA power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
Spanishcontrol
Catalancontrol
Verbsgripto render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
English > grip: 10 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place.
Example"in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
Synonymsbobby pin, hairgrip
BroaderhairpinA double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
Spanishclip, prendedor
Catalanclip
English > grip: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghold fast or firmly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He gripped the steering wheel"
Narrowerbite, seize with teethTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitchsqueeze tightly between the fingers
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Spanishaferrar, agarrar, asir, atrapar
Catalanaferrar, agafar, atrapar, empunyar
Nounsgripthe act of grasping
gripthe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
English > grip: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo grip or seize, as in a wrestling match.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymgrapple
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Spanishaferrar, agarrar firmemente, agarrar firmente, asir
Nounsgripthe act of grasping
English > grip: 10 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningTo render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsfascinate, transfix, spellbind
Broaderinterestexcite the curiosity of
Spanishaferrar, atrapar, cautivar, encantar, fascinar, hechizar, inmovilizar
Catalanaferrar, atrapar, captivar, embruixar, encantar, encisar, fascinar
Nounsgripan intellectual hold or understanding

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