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English definition of “grab”

grab

verb [I or T] (TAKE WITH HAND)    /ɡræb/ (-bb-)
B1 to take hold of something or someone suddenly and roughly: A mugger grabbed her handbag as she was walking across the park. He grabbed (hold of) his child's arm to stop her from running into the road.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
(Definition of grab verb (TAKE WITH HAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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