Definition of Grab


  • 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
    "Grab power"
  • 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
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Word games points for the Grab

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Unscramble grab

14 unscramble word found using the letters grab.

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