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grab

 
 
pronunciation:
graeb
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
up for grabs
part of speech: verb
inflections: grabs, grabbing, grabbed
definition: to take hold of suddenly or with force; snatch.
The man grabbed his hat and rushed out.
synonyms:
grasp, nab, seize, snatch
similar words:
catch, clasp, grip, hook, pluck, snap, take
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act of grabbing.
She made a grab for the balloon.
synonyms:
seizure, snatch
similar words:
catch, clutch, grip, pluck, snap
phrase: up for grabs
derivation: grabber (n.)