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See definition of grip on Dictionary.com
  • nounclasp, embrace
  • nounperception, understanding
  • verbhold tightly
  • verbentrance, enchant

synonyms for grip

  • constraint
  • grasp
  • restraint
  • anchor
  • brace
  • catch
  • cinch
  • cincture
  • clamp
  • clamping
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • coercion
  • crushing
  • duress
  • enclosing
  • enclosure
  • fastening
  • fixing
  • grapnel
  • grapple
  • gripe
  • handclasp
  • handgrip
  • handhold
  • handshake
  • hold
  • hook
  • ligature
  • lug
  • purchase
  • snatch
  • squeeze
  • strength
  • tenure
  • vise
  • wrench
See also synonyms for: gripped / gripping
  • grasp
  • clutch
  • nab
  • seize
  • clinch
  • snatch
  • take
  • clench
  • snag
  • clasp
  • clap a hand on
  • latch on to
  • lay hands on
  • take hold of
  • get one's hands on
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antonyms for grip

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  • misconception
  • misunderstanding
  • release
  • misunderstanding
  • release
  • powerlessness
  • misconception
  • weakness
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You get a bevel range of up to 45 degrees and the horizontal handle and clamping system helps you get a good grip on your lumber as you cut down.
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Pitchers use the detailed images to refine pitch grips to optimize movement.
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Researchers have now used creative cuts to help shoes get a grip.
SHAPE-SHIFTING CUTS GIVE SHOES A BETTER GRIPCAROLYN WILKEJULY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The new high, which smashes that 32-year record, comes on the heels of a historically hot May around the globe, and especially in Siberia, which is in the grips of an ongoing heat wave.
A SIBERIAN TOWN HIT 100 DEGREES, SETTING A NEW RECORD FOR THE ARCTIC CIRCLECAROLYN GRAMLINGJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The most sensitive experiment will be the first to run into the unexpected, and XENON continues to maintain a solid grip on that prized pole position.
DARK MATTER EXPERIMENT FINDS UNEXPLAINED SIGNALNATALIE WOLCHOVERJUNE 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Yellow fever’s grip on Louisiana perpetuated racial inequity, Bower reports.
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As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.
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Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But the grip was immovable, and he found himself staring into the unemotional face of Seton Pasha.
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Pattison leaned over the door at the front of the car, and brought out a big leather grip.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIP

  • adherence
  • adhesiveness
  • attachment
  • bond
  • cling
  • grip
  • stickiness
  • sticking
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