grip

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/grɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grip)

Inflections of 'grip' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
grips
v 3rd person singular
gripping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
gripped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
gripped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

grip
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: take hold of
Synonyms:
take hold of, grab hold of, grab , clutch , grasp , clasp , seize , snatch , squeeze , hang on to, hold sth tightly, hold on tightly, hold tight, hold on tight, hold on to, hold , clinch, cling , cling to, cling on to, clamp , hug , hold sb close
Sense: Verb: afflict
Synonyms:
afflict, seize , beset, take over, attack , overwhelm
Sense: Verb: engross - often passive
Synonyms:
engross, captivate, entrance , absorb, hypnotize, hypnotise (UK), fascinate, spellbind, rivet, enthrall, enthral (UK), compel , mesmerize, mesmerise (UK)
Sense: Noun: application of gripping power
Synonyms:
hold , grasp , grip , clasp , clamp , seizure , stranglehold, clutches, friction, traction, wrestling hold, squeeze
Sense: Noun: gripping power
Synonyms:
gripping power, grip strength, grasp , strength , iron grip, iron hand, teeth, tight grip, tight grasp, firm hold
Sense: Noun: something suited to grasping
Synonyms:
handle , handgrip, knob , hilt, stock
Sense: Noun: bag for travel
Synonyms:
bag , suitcase , case , luggage , baggage , carry-on luggage, carry-on , rucksack , backpack , travel bag, holdall (UK), gym bag, tote bag, tote, valise
Sense: Noun: understanding
Synonyms:
understanding , grasp , hold , command , comprehension , mastery , apprehension, appreciation
Sense: Noun: authority
Synonyms:
authority , command , control , hold , clutch , power

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