Definitions of grip:
  • noun:   a firm controlling influence
    Example: "They kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"
  • noun:   worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
  • noun:   the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
  • noun:   the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    Example: "It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  • noun:   a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes
  • noun:   a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place
    Example: "In England they call a bobby pin a grip"
  • noun:   the act of grasping
    Example: "He has a strong grip for an old man"
  • verb:   hold fast or firmly
    Example: "He gripped the steering wheel"
  • verb:   to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
  • verb:   to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #84323)

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