Thesaurus / grasp

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Napoleon thought he had Spain within his grasp, and now suddenly everything was slipping from him.

Even to-day there are many people who fail to grasp the essential facts of this situation.

There the courier whirled the stern of the canoe into his grasp, and, unhurt, Dunvegan raised himself over it.

The technical reader will at once grasp the idea thus embodied, and will need no further description of the details of working.

Sharps and FlatsJohn Nevil Maskelyne

I had a third fleeting chance, but absolutely could not grasp it.

The foot is expanded enough; but it needs some expression of grasp as well.

If you want to grasp the principles of any science, try to explain it to somebody who does not understand it.

She drew in her breath sharply, reaching out one hand to grasp the back of a chair.

Beth NorvellRandall Parrish

The lesson is that death is not the last and worst enemy which we are so apt to think it when our dear ones are in its grasp.

The Lady of the Basement FlatMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

They seemed to have a message for him if he could just grasp it, a course whereby he might achieve success.

The Sky Line of SpruceEdison Marshall

USE grasp IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORDS RELATED TO GRASP

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.