Synonyms of grip in English:



  • 2 Harry was gripped by a sneezing fit
    afflict, affect, take over, beset, rack, torment, convulse


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  • 5 he was having difficulty getting a grip on what she was saying
    understanding of, comprehension of, perception of, awareness of, grasp of, apprehension of, conception of, realization of, knowledge of, cognizance of, ken of, mastery of, command of; insight into, familiarity with
  • 7 he was offered a job as a grip at the studio
    stagehand, theatrical assistant


come/get to grips with

it's time the council got to grips with this problem
[Antonyms] avoid
deal withcope withhandlegraspgrasp the nettle oftackleundertaketake ongrapple withcontend withclose withfaceface up tomeet head onconfrontencountertake the bit between one's teeth

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