HyperDic: take_hold_of

English > 1 sense of the expression take hold of:
VERBcontacttake hold of, catch, grabtake hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
English > take hold of: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningtake hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscatch, grab
Narrowerfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish
harpoonSpear with a harpoon
hookcatch with a hook
intercept, stopseize / seize on its way
net, nettcatch with a net
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Similar tocatchBe the catcher
Spanishagarrar, atrapar, capturar, cazar, coger
Catalanagafar, arrabassar, capturar, prendre

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