Übersetzung von “grasp” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

grasp

noungrasp /græsp, grɑsp/singular
understanding
maîtrise feminine

She has a good grasp of both French and Swedish.
Elle a une bonne maîtrise à la fois du français et du suédois
the action of holding tightly
prise feminine

The rope slipped from his grasp.
La corde échappa à sa prise.
within/beyond sb's grasp
able/not able to be achieved or obtained by sb
à la portée / hors de portée de qqn

Financial independence was finally within her grasp.
L'indépendance financière était enfin à sa portée.

grasp

verb transitivegrasp /græsp, grɑsp/
to take hold of tightly
saisir , empoigner

She grasped the railing for support.
Elle s'est agrippée à la rampe.
to understand
saisir , comprendre

She just doesn't seem to be able to grasp the idea.
Elle semblait tout simplement incapable de saisir l'idée.
to take an opportunity
saisir

Political leaders must grasp the chance to make a peace deal.
Les dirigeants politiques doivent saisir cette opportunité de conclure un accord de paix.

grasp at

verb phrasalgrasp at [ ˈgræsp ˌæt, ˈgrɑsp ]
to try to take hold of
tenter de saisir

She grasped at the rope.
Elle tenta de saisir la corde.

(Übersetzung von “grasp” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

grasp

verb /ɡraːsp/

to take hold of especially by putting one’s fingers or arm(s) round

empoigner, saisir
He grasped the rope
He grasped the opportunity to ask for a higher salary.

to understand

saisir
I can’t grasp what he’s getting at.
grasping adjective

greedy (especially for money)

avare
a grasping old man.

grasp

noun

the ability to understand

compréhension
His ideas are quite beyond my grasp.

(Übersetzung von “grasp” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)