What is another word for grasp?

781 synonyms found


[ ɡ_ɹ_ˈa_s_p], [ ɡɹˈasp], [ ɡɹˈasp]

Synonyms for Grasp:

command (noun) custody (noun) eastern poison oak (noun) grip (noun) handle (noun) intelligence (noun) knowledge (noun) knowledgeableness (noun) power (noun) savvy (noun) tenure (noun) command (verb) desire (verb) grip (verb) know (verb) learn (verb) attach to eastern poison oak feel follow grip
  • latch on to.
hang on know learn
  • get the hang of.
master Other synonyms: retain see
  • get the drift.
sense take

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Rhymes for Grasp:

  1. clasp, gasp, rasp, asp;

Quotes for Grasp:

  1. My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc. David Bohm.
  2. Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago -Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government. Newt Gingrich.
  3. While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it. Maimonides.

Idioms of Grasp:

  1. grasp at sm or sth;
  2. within grasp
  3. clutch/ grasp at straws;