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Definitions of grab:
  • noun:   a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun:   the act of catching an object with the hands
    Example: "He made a grab for the ball before it landed"
  • verb:   make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand
    Example: "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  • verb:   obtain illegally or unscrupulously
    Example: "Grab power"
  • verb:   capture the attention or imagination of
    Example: "This story will grab you"
  • verb:   take or grasp suddenly
    Example: "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
  • verb:   take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
    Example: "Grab the elevator door!"
  • verb:   get hold of or seize quickly and easily

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