Definition of 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"
    - bobby pin
  • 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"
  • worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
  • the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    - adhesive friction
  • a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
    "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
    - traveling bag - travelling bag
  • 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"
  • 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"


  • to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
  • to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
    "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  • hold fast or firmly
    "He gripped the steering wheel"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble grip

9 unscramble word found using the letters grip.

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