Definition Of grasp


a firm hold or grip.

the child slipped from her grasp

seize and hold firmly.

she grasped the bottle

Example Of grasp

  • After an eternity, I somehow managed to pull my hand from my mother's grasp .

  • All students are accompanied by the instructor who has a firm grasp on them and on an anchor line to make sure they don't go up too fast and damage their eardrums.

  • But what so many commentators fail to grasp is an understanding of the experience of an athlete at the height of his powers, and in doing so they are losing sight of the appeal of sport.

  • Classical dance and music are no longer elitist, but within the grasp of middle income Indians.

  • Consequences are incurred which damage our children and our society far beyond the grasp of most commentators.

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