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grip

  • EN [ ɡrɪp]
  • US [ ɡrɪp]
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English definition

    Noun

  • 1. the act of grasping;

    • "he released his clasp on my arm"
    • "he has a strong grip for an old man"
    • "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
  • 2. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it;

    • "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"
    • "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  • 3. a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes;

    • "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
  • 4. the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

  • 5. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

  • 6. a firm controlling influence;

    • "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"
    • "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"
    • "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
  • 7. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place;

    • "in England they call a bobby pin a grip"

    Verb

  • 1. hold fast or firmly;

    • "He gripped the steering wheel"
  • 2. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match;

    • "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  • 3. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe;

    • "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"

Example sentences

  • The brake doesn't grip properly.

  • He continued to talk quietly and soothingly to the girl until her frightened grip on his arm was relaxed.

  • His grip weakened as he was tired.

  • They have a good grip of several languages.

  • He keeps a firm grip on his children.

  • You must take a grip on yourself and do your lessons now.

  • Unloosed my grip on the handlebars.

  • He kept a tight grip on her arm.

  • Pipe smokers sometimes wear down the tips of their teeth where they grip their pipes.

  • Stefano's grip tightened and his tone became colder.

  • He knows he has considerable support for his plans to tighten his grip on the machinery of central government.

  • How much can the President relax his grip over the nation?

  • I got a grip on the boat and pulled but I couldn't budge it.

  • Shakur loses his fragile grip on reality and starts blasting away at friends and foe alike.

  • Such cars, however, do grip the road well, even in the dry.

  • He felt as though he were in the grip of Fate and had no volition of his own.

  • Luke answered by tightening his grip on her shoulder.

  • Find the exact grip that allows you to hit the ball hard.

  • She held the photos with the determined grip of a small child and wouldn't let go.

  • She shook hands in a mannish way, her grip dry and firm.

  • He gradually relaxed his grip on the arms of the chair.

  • The president maintains an iron grip on his country.

  • Moss had clamped an unexpectedly strong grip on his arm.

  • Until last year, the regime kept a tight grip on the country.

  • His strong hand eased the bag from her grip.

  • As the regime's grip on the mainland tightened over the next few years, hundreds of thousands more people fled south.

  • He gave a grunt and loosed his grip on the rifle.

  • His father kept a tight grip on his collar in case he should make a bolt for the door.

  • The country is in the grip of a teenage crime wave.

Phrase collocation

  • come (或 get) to grips with

    engage in combat with

    • British forces never came to grips with the enemy.

  • get a grip

    [usu. in imperative](informal)keep or recover one's self-control

    • get a grip, guys!.

  • get (或 take) a grip on

    take control of

    • hypochondria began to take a grip on him.

  • in the grip of

    dominated or affected by something undesirable or adverse

    • Britain was in the grip of a nostalgia boom.

  • lose one's grip

    become unable to understand or control one's situation

    • an elderly person who seems to be losing his grip.

Synonym discrimination

  • take, grasp, grab, grip, clasp, clutch, snatch, seize

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