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2 entries found for grasp.
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Main Entry: 1grasp
Pronunciation: primarystressgrasp
Function: verb
1 : to make the motion of seizing : CLUTCH <grasp at straws>
2 : to clasp or embrace with or as if with the fingers or arms
3 : to lay hold of with the mind : COMPREHEND <failed to grasp its importance>
- grasp·able /primarystressgras-pschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- grasp·er noun

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