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grip

Definitions by Oxford


[ɡrɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- take and keep a firm hold of; grasp tightly
(e.g: his knuckles were white as he gripped the steering wheel)

- (of an emotion or situation) have a strong or adverse effect on
(e.g: she was gripped by a feeling of excitement)


Phrases:
- come to grips with
- get a grip
- in the grip of
- lose one's grip

Origin:
Old English grippa (verb), gripe ‘grasp, clutch’ (noun), gripa ‘handful, sheath’; related to gripe


[ɡrɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a firm hold; a tight grasp
(e.g: his arm was held in a vice-like grip)

- effective control over something
(e.g: he had to take a grip on his nerves)

- a part or attachment by which something is held in the hand
(e.g: handlebar grips)

- a travelling bag
(e.g: a grip crammed with new clothes)

- a stagehand in a theatre.


Phrases:
- come to grips with
- get a grip
- in the grip of
- lose one's grip

Origin:







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