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grip

Synonyms of grip in English:

verb

  • 1 she gripped the edge of the table
    grasp, clutch, hold, clasp, take hold of, clench, grab, seize, cling to;
    informalglom on to
    [Antonyms] release, hold lightly
  • 2 Harry was gripped by a sneezing fit
    afflict, affect, take over, beset, rack, convulse
  • 3 we were gripped by the drama
    engross, enthrall, absorb, rivet, spellbind, hold spellbound, bewitch, fascinate, hold, mesmerize, enrapture;
    [Antonyms] bore, repel
  • noun

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  • 1 a tight grip
  • 2 the wheels lost their grip on the road
    traction, purchase, friction, adhesion, resistance
  • 3 he was in the grip of an obsession
    control, power, hold, stranglehold, chokehold, clutches, command, mastery, influence
  • 4 I had a pretty good grip on the situation
    understanding of, comprehension of, grasp of, command of, perception of, awareness of, apprehension of, conception of
    formalcognizance of
  • 5 a leather grip
    travel bag, traveling bag, suitcase, bag, overnight bag, flight bag
  • Phrases

    come to grips with

    1
    you need to come to grips with the divorce
    deal with, cope with, handle, grasp, tackle, undertake, take on, grapple with, face, face up to, confront

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