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Definition of: GRASP

(n.) A gripe or seizure of the hand; a seizure by embrace, or infolding in the arms.
(n.) Reach of the arms; hence, the power of seizing and holding; as, it was beyond his grasp.
(n.) Forcible possession; hold.
(n.) Wide-reaching power of intellect to comprehend subjects and hold them under survey.
(n.) The handle of a sword or of an oar.
(v. i.) To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping; to clutch; to struggle; to strive.
(v. t.) To seize and hold by clasping or embracing with the fingers or arms; to catch to take possession of.
(v. t.) To lay hold of with the mind; to become thoroughly acquainted or conversant with; to comprehend.

anagrams of:grasp

(n.) A young salmon.
(n.) A billet of wood; a piece of timber used as a prop.
(v. t.) To check the motion of, as a carriage on a steep grade, by putting a sprag between the spokes of the wheel.
(v. t.) To prop or sustain with a sprag.
(a.) See Sprack, a.