Grab

/ɡrab/
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verb

1. grasp or seize suddenly and roughly.

"she grabbed him by the shirt collar"

synonyms: seize, grasp, snatch, take hold of, grip, clasp, clutch

– make a sudden snatch at.

"he grabbed at the handle, missed, and nearly fell"

informal obtain or get (something) quickly or opportunistically, sometimes unscrupulously.

"I'll grab another drink while there's still time"

2. informal attract the attention of; make an impression on.

"how does that grab you?"

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Grab (continued)

/ɡrab/

noun

1. a quick, sudden clutch or attempt to seize.

"she made a grab for his gun"

synonyms: lunge, snatch

2. a mechanical device for clutching, lifting, and moving things, especially materials in bulk.

– denoting a bar or strap for people to hold on to for support or in a moving vehicle.

"for elderly people, grab rails at strategic places are likely to prevent accidents"

3. COMPUTING a frame of video or television footage, digitized and stored as a still image in

a computer memory for subsequent display, printing, or editing.

"a screen grab from Wednesday's program"

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