Nouns (1)

n. a mechanical device for gripping an object

Verbs (5)

seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
take hold of, grab, catch
v. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"

Adverbs (0)

There are no items for this category

Adjectives (1)

adj. taken or to be taken at random: "grab samples"

Fuzzynyms (57)

n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
jerk, tug
n. a sudden abrupt pull
n. a sudden breaking
uncovering, find, discovery
n. the act of discovering something
v. break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle"
warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
wrench, wring
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
twist violently, wrench
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
pick, plunk, pluck
v. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
twirp, tweet
v. make a weak, chirping sound; "the small bird was tweeting in the tree"
scrag, choke
v. wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
v. die from strangulation
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
v. pinch or squeeze sharply
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
deracinate, uproot
v. move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
arrive at, gain, hit, attain, make, reach
v. reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
overhaul, overtake, pass
v. travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"

Synonyms (20)

exert force on, do forcibly, force
v. do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
unsteady, arrhythmic, jerky, jerking
adj. not having a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"
crooked, asymmetrical
adj. irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"
occasional, casual
adj. occurring from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"
unlawful, unconventional, improper
adj. not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
randomised, randomized
adj. set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
adj. growing or spreading sparsely or irregularly; "straggly ivy"
adj. of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing' is a strong verb"
adj. falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"

Antonyms (0)

There are no items for this category


© 2018 Your Company. All Rights Reserved.