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English definition of “grasp”


verb [T] (TAKE)    /ɡrɑːsp/ US  /ɡræsp/
C1 to quickly take something in your hand(s) and hold it firmly : Rosie suddenly grasped my hand .Having in your hands If you grasp an opportunity , you take it eagerly : We must grasp every opportunity to strengthen economic ties with other countries .Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of grasp verb (TAKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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