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Meaning of grab

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a mechanical device for gripping an object
      2: the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the
         catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the
         ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed
         and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw
         was a single motion" [syn: {catch}, {grab}, {snatch}, {snap}]
      v 1: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion
           of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!" [syn:
           {catch}, {grab}, {take hold of}]
      2: get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all
         the good buys during the garage sale" [syn: {snap up},
         {snaffle}, {grab}]
      3: make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The
         passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
      4: obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
      5: take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran
         out of the room"
      6: capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will
         grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination" [syn: {grab},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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