Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold (the act of grasping) "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
- S: (n) handle, grip, handgrip, hold (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it) "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
- S: (n) bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase (a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes) "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
- S: (n) grip, traction, adhesive friction (the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road))
- S: (n) grip (worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made)
- S: (n) grip, grasp (an intellectual hold or understanding) "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
- S: (n) bobby pin, hairgrip, grip (a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place) "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
- S: (v) grip (hold fast or firmly) "He gripped the steering wheel"
- S: (v) grapple, grip (to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match) "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
- S: (v) fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind (to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe) "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"