Translation of "grasp" - English-Korean dictionary

grasp

verb uk /ɡrɑːsp/ us /ɡræsp/

to take hold of something firmly with your hand

움켜잡다
He grasped my hand.

to understand something

이해하다
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

곤경에 맞서다
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

이해, 능력
He has an / excellent grasp of English.

(Translation of “grasp” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)