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lays hold of

  • as inseize
  • as intake
  • as inusurp
  • as incatch
  • as income by
  • as inget
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Synonyms for lays hold of

verb grab, take
  • catch
  • snatch
  • appropriate
  • clasp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • compass
  • embrace
  • enclose
  • enfold
  • fasten
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • grip
  • pinch
  • pluck
  • snag
  • squeeze
  • catch hold of
  • envelope
  • hang onto
  • hold fast
  • lay hands on
  • lay hold of
  • take hold of

Antonyms for lays hold of

  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • reject
  • release
  • unfasten
  • liberate
  • offer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.