Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: grasp
Function: noun
Text: 1 the ability to direct the course of something <for a time it looked like most of Europe would be within Hitler's grasp> -- see CONTROL 2
2 the act or manner of holding <during the roller coaster ride, she clutched my arm with a deathlike grasp> -- see HOLD 1
3 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something <I think I finally have a grasp on Spanish grammar> -- see COMPREHENSION