Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grip

7 senses of grip

Sense 1
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")
       => grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension -- (the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles))

Sense 2
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")
       => appendage -- (a part that is joined to something larger)

Sense 3
bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase -- (a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him")
       => baggage, luggage -- (cases used to carry belongings when traveling)

Sense 4
grip, traction, adhesive friction -- (the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road))
       => friction, rubbing -- (the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another)

Sense 5
grip -- (worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made)
       => skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman -- (a worker who has acquired special skills)

Sense 6
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")
       => influence -- (a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc; "used her parents' influence to get the job")

Sense 7
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")
       => hairpin -- (a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb grip

3 senses of grip

Sense 1
grip -- (hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel")
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals")

Sense 2
grapple, grip -- (to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes")
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals")

Sense 3
fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind -- (to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra")
       => interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)

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