HyperDic: prehension

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

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