grip verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “grip” - Learner’s Dictionary

grip

verb [T]
 
 
/ɡrɪp/ ( present participle gripping, past tense and past participle gripped)
HOLD B2 to hold something tightly: She gripped his arm.Having in your hands
INTEREST to keep someone's attention completely: This trial has gripped the whole nation.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
EMOTION When an emotion grips you, you feel it very strongly: [often passive] He was gripped by fear.Strong feelings
(Definition of grip verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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