Translation of "grasp" - English-Catalan dictionary


verb uk /ɡrɑːsp/ us /ɡræsp/

to take hold of something firmly with your hand

agafar (amb força)
He grasped my hand.

to understand something

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

agafar el bou per les banyes
You’ve been putting off making that phone call for days – I think it’s about time you grasped the nettle!

Phrasal verb(s)

noun [ no plural ] uk /ɡrɑːsp/ us /ɡræsp/

an understanding of something

He has an / excellent grasp of English.

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