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grasp

verb /ɡraːsp/
to take hold of especially by putting one’s fingers or arm(s) round
asir, agarrar; apretar, empuñar
He grasped the rope He grasped the opportunity to ask for a higher salary.
to understand
captar, coger, comprender, entender
I can’t grasp what he’s getting at.
grasping adjective greedy (especially for money)
avaricioso, codicioso, avaro
a grasping old man.
(Definition of grasp from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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