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Grip Definition

(verb)

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to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

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(noun)

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a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

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(noun)

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the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

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(noun)

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the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it


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it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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(noun)

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a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place


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in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip

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(verb)

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to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

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(noun)

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an intellectual hold or understanding


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a good grip on French history

they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities

he was in the grip of a powerful emotion

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(noun)

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the act of grasping


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he has a strong grip for an old man

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(verb)

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hold fast or firmly


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He gripped the steering wheel

(noun)

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worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made