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COLLOCATION

grasp /ɡrɑːsp $ ɡræsp/ verb [transitive]
grasp noun [singular]


فراچنگ کردن ، بچنگ اوردن ، گیر اوردن ، فهمیدن ، چنگ زدن ، قاپیدن ، اخذ ، چنگ زنی ، فهم ، قانون ـ فقه: قبض ، ورزش: طرز گرفتن یک وسیله
grasp
[verb]
Synonyms:
- grip, catch, clasp, clinch, clutch, grab, grapple, hold, lay or take hold of, seize, snatch
- understand, catch on, catch or get the drift of, comprehend, get, realize, see, take in
[noun]
Synonyms:
- grip, clasp, clutches, embrace, hold, possession, tenure
- control, power, reach, scope
- understanding, awareness, comprehension, grip, knowledge, mastery
Related Words: envisage, fathom, perceive
English Thesaurus: hold, grip, clutch, clasp, get/take hold of something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. grasp1 /ɡrɑːsp $ ɡræsp/ verb [transitive]

1. to take and hold something firmly Synonym : grip:
I grasped his arm firmly and led him away.
Alan grasped the handle and pulled it.

2. [not in progressive] to completely understand a fact or an idea, especially a complicated one:
At that time, we did not fully grasp the significance of what had happened.
Some people find the idea of relativity difficult to grasp.
grasp what/how etc
A short opening paragraph enables the reader to quickly grasp what the article is about.
grasp that
Nick had grasped that something was wrong.

3. grasp an opportunity to eagerly and quickly use an opportunity to do something:
She is ready to grasp any opportunity to expand the business.

4. grasp the nettle British English to deal with an unpleasant situation firmly and without delay:
We need to grasp the nettle of prison reform.
grasp at something phrasal verb
to try to hold on to something:
His foot slipped and he grasped at the top of the wall.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. grasp2 noun [singular]

1. the way you hold something or your ability to hold it Synonym : grip:
Luke took her arm in a firm grasp and led her through the gate.
He had allowed the ball to slip from his grasp.

2. your ability to understand a complicated idea, situation, or subject Synonym : understanding
grasp of
Her grasp of the issues was impressive.
a good/firm/thorough etc grasp of something
Steve has a good grasp of the European legal system.
grasp on
After two months, his grasp on the subject was improving.

3. your ability to achieve or gain something
within sb’s grasp
An agreement to end the war seemed within their grasp.
beyond sb’s grasp
Many families are finding suitable housing beyond their grasp.

4. literary control or power:
The king was determined not to let Scotland slip from his grasp.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

grasp
noun
I. holding sth
ADJ. firm, strong She felt a firm grasp on her hand.
VERB + GRASP slip from As she jumped forward, the ball slipped from her grasp.
prise sth from, rip sth from, snatch sth from, wrench sth from, wrest sth from She wrenched the bottle from his grasp.
PREP. beyond your ~ The key was on a high shelf, just beyond her grasp.
in your ~ He kept the letter firmly in his grasp.
from sb's ~ The robber tried to free the case from her grasp.
out of sb's ~ She kicked the gun out of his grasp.
within (your) ~ (often figurative) Just when victory seemed within grasp, the referee blew his whistle.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

grasp
II. understanding
ADJ. fine, firm, good, impressive, proper, sound | limited, poor | intellectual The task was beyond the intellectual grasp of some of the students.
intuitive We have no intuitive grasp of the immensity of time.
VERB + GRASP have | get Working with native speakers helped me get a good grasp of the language.
PREP. beyond your ~ These ideas are all beyond his grasp.
within your ~ | ~ of a poor grasp of mathematics

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

grasp
verb
I. take hold of sb/sth suddenly and firmly
ADV. firmly, tightly
PREP. at Her hands were grasping at his coat.
by She grasped him tightly by the wrist.
PHRASES grasp hold of sb/sth She grasped hold of the banister to support herself.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

grasp
II. understand sth
ADV. fully He had not fully grasped the fact that he was the one who would pay for all this.
not really I hadn't really grasped what they were talking about.
quickly | easily, readily a means by which students can more easily grasp the basics of science
VERB + GRASP try to | be unable to, fail to She failed to grasp the significance of these facts.
quick to He was quick to grasp the basic principles.
be difficult to, be hard to Some of these concepts are very difficult to grasp.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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