Synonyms for grip

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : grip
Phonetic Transcription : grɪp

Top 10 synonyms for grip Other synonyms for the word grip

Définition of grip

Origin :
  • Old English grippan "to grip, seize, obtain" (class I strong verb; past tense grap, past participle gripen), from West Germanic *gripjan (cf. Old High German gripfen "to rob," Old English gripan "to seize;" see gripe). Related: Gripped; gripping. French gripper "to seize," griffe "claw" are Germanic loan-words.
  • noun clasp, embrace
  • noun perception, understanding
  • verb hold tightly
  • verb entrance, enchant
Example sentences :
  • And when the wrenching at his forearms ceased he instantly relaxed his grip.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Only, I—I sort of lost my grip on the way here, with this man by my side.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Whereupon they shook hands with a grip that whitened their knuckles.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Peter slammed its door to, crushing them so that he loosed his grip, with a howl.
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
  • "Now put your hand up an' grip that rope that's hangin' there," commanded Brad.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • He spoke rapidly, in the grip of his first impulse to shield her from what she had done.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • He jerked his shoulder petulantly away from the grip of his questioner.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Sooner or later he would accomplish his purpose, get the grip that would win the battle.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • The grip had been joined by two large canvas bags and a box.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Her ladyship closed upon my hand with a remarkable vigour of grip.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson

Antonyms for grip

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