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?"next card »
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"« previous card