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English definition of “grasp”

grasp

noun [no plural]     /ɡrɑːsp/
UNDERSTAND an understanding of something: He has an excellentgrasp of English.Understanding and comprehending
HOLD your hold on someone or something: I tried to pull him out but he slipped from my grasp.Having in your hands
ABILITY the ability to obtain or achieve something: Victory is within our grasp.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of grasp noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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