grasped, past participle; grasps, 3rd person singular present; grasping, present participle; grasped, past tense;
Seize and hold firmly
she grasped the bottle
Try to seize hold of
they grasped at each other with numbed fingers
they had grasped at any means to overthrow him
Get mental hold of; comprehend fully
the way in which children could grasp complex ideas
Act decisively to the advantage of (something)
we must grasp the opportunities offered
A firm hold or grip
the child slipped from her grasp
A person's power or capacity to attain something
he knew success was within his grasp
A person's understanding
meanings that are beyond my grasp
his grasp of detail
appreciation: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
grok: get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
compass: the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
grip: an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
clasp: the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
(grasping) avaricious: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile ...
(grasping) understanding with difficulty; "the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings"
(grasping) the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
The Great Apes Survival Project (GRASP), established in 2001, aims to conserve the great apes (chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans) and their habitat — primarily forested tropical ecosystems that provide important services to humanity, through pro-poor conservation and sustainable development ...
The Glaciogenic Reservoir Analogue Studies Project (GRASP) is a research group studying the subglacial to proglacial record of Pleistocene glacial events. It is based in the Delft University of Technology.
GRASP was the first multimedia animation program for the IBM PC "Family of Computers". It was also at one time the most widely used animation format .
General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns (or Principles), abbreviated GRASP, consists of guidelines for assigning responsibility to classes and objects in object-oriented design.
GRASP is a well known SAT instance solver. It was developed by João Marques Silva, a Portuguese computer science researcher. It stands for Generic seaRch Algorithm for the Satisfiability Problem.
GRASP was a systems software package that provided spooling facilities for the IBM/370 running DOS/VS, DOS/VSE environment, and IBM/360 running DOS or retrofitted with modified DOS].
(Grasping) Prehensility is the quality of an appendage or organ that has adapted for grasping or holding. The word is derived from the Latin term prehendere, meaning "to grasp. ...
grip; understanding; that which is accessible; that which is within one's reach or ability; To grip; to take hold, particularly with the hand; To understand
(grasping) cf. parāmāsa, upādāna.
Grasp the rope with both hands and pull.
A patient classification system that identifies direct care activities, determines total hours of care, and projects nursing interventions and required staff.