HyperDic: taking_hold

English > 1 sense of the expression taking hold:
NOUNacttaking hold, grasping, seizing, prehensionthe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
English > taking hold: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles).
Synonymsgrasping, seizing, prehension
Narrowerclasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdThe act of grasping
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishasimiento

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