1. A mechanical device for gripping an object (synset 103455825)
  2. The act of catching an object with the hands (synset 100139776)
    "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
  1. Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (synset 201441809)
    "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  2. Get hold of or seize quickly and easily (synset 202309628)
    "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  3. Make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand (synset 202103517)
    "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  4. Obtain illegally or unscrupulously (synset 202363216)
    "Grab power"
  5. Take or grasp suddenly (synset 201352965)
    "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
  6. Capture the attention or imagination of (synset 200739481)
    "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"

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