Translation of "grasp" - English-Arabic dictionary

grasp

verb uk /ɡrɑːsp/

to take hold of something firmly with your hand

يُمسِك بـِ
He grasped my hand.

to understand something

يَفْهَم
I didn’t grasp what she was saying.
grasp the nettle UK

to force yourself to be brave and do something that is difficult or unpleasant

يَستَجمِع شَجاعَته
You’ve been putting off making that phone call for days – I think it’s about time you grasped the nettle!

(Translation of “grasp verb” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)