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Meaning of grasp

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

      n 1: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or
           magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting
           practices" [syn: {appreciation}, {grasp}, {hold}]
      2: the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
         [syn: {compass}, {range}, {reach}, {grasp}]
      3: 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" [syn: {grip}, {grasp}]
      4: 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" [syn: {clasp}, {clench}, {clutch}, {clutches},
         {grasp}, {grip}, {hold}]
      v 1: hold firmly [syn: {grasp}, {hold on}]
      2: get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning
         of this letter?" [syn: {grok}, {get the picture},
         {comprehend}, {savvy}, {dig}, {grasp}, {compass},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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