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KK Pronunciation

〔 grIp 〕


〔 ^rip 〕

Overview of noun grip

The noun grip has 7 senses

  • clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold -- (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")

  • handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

  • bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase -- (a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him")

  • grip, traction, adhesive friction -- (the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road))

  • grip -- (worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made)

  • grip, grasp -- (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")

  • bobby pin, hairgrip, grip -- (a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip")

Overview of verb grip

The verb grip has 3 senses

  • grip -- (hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel")

  • grapple, grip -- (to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes")

  • fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind -- (to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra")