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"
a mechanical device for gripping an object
capture the attention or imagination of
"This story will grab you"
"The movie seized my imagination"
take or grasp suddenly
"She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
obtain illegally or unscrupulously
make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand
"The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
get hold of or seize quickly and easily
"I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
- snap up
take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
"Catch the ball!"
"Grab the elevator door!"
- take hold of