Meaning of grab

Definition of grab

(noun) a mechanical device for gripping an object
the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
(verb) take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"

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