What is another word for grab at?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈab at] (IPA)

The phrase "grab at" can be replaced with different synonyms depending on the context it is used in. Some options include "snap at," "seize," "snatch," "take hold of," "clasp," "clutch," "grasp," "grip," and "catch." Each of these synonyms conveys the action of reaching quickly and aggressively for something. For example, one might "seize" an opportunity or "snatch" a prized possession, whereas another might "clutch" onto a loved one's hand or "grasp" a slippery surface to prevent a fall. Depending on the tone, the word choice can also add emphasis or intensity to the sentence.

What are the hypernyms for Grab at?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Grab at

  • It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low-hanging apple for his efforts.
    R. A. Salvatore
  • The problem is, I know Trump, so my optimism has been squashed like a baby birdThe cynicism of the Clintons, the careful, tightrope walk of all politicians, forced me, as an atheist, to get down on my knees and pray that someone would come along with some kind of authenticity … Well, someone called my bluff, goddamn it.If you told me right now I could have another eight years of Obama, I would not hesitate to grab at it.
    Penn Jillette

Related words: grabbing at straws, grab at the chance, grab at the opportunity, grab at the idea, grab at the money, grab at the risk

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It's a long shot

It's only a matter of time

Reach out to me

It's as good as mine

I'll take my chances

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