Associations to the word «Grip»


GRIP, verb. (transitive) To take hold of, particularly with the hand.
GRIP, verb. (transitive) To help or assist, particularly in an emotional sense.
GRIP, verb. (intransitive) To do something with another that makes you happy/gives you relief.
GRIP, verb. To trench; to drain.
GRIP, noun. A hold or way of holding, particularly with the hand.
GRIP, noun. A handle or other place to grip.
GRIP, noun. (computing) (GUI) A visual component on a window etc. enabling it to be resized and/or moved.
GRIP, noun. (film production) A person responsible for handling equipment on the set.
GRIP, noun. A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway).
GRIP, noun. (chiefly Southern California slang) A lot of something.
GRIP, noun. Archaic spelling of grippe: Influenza, flu.
GRIP, noun. (archaic) A small travelling-bag or gripsack.
GRIP, noun. An apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.
GRIP, noun. Assistance; help or encouragement.
GRIP, noun. A helpful, interesting, admirable, or inspiring person.
GRIP, noun. (slang) As much as one can hold in a hand; a handful.
GRIP, noun. (figurative) A tenacious grasp; a holding fast.
GRIP, noun. A device for grasping or holding fast to something.
GRIP, noun. (dialectal) A small ditch or trench; a channel to carry off water or other liquid; a drain.
GRIP, noun. (obsolete) The griffin.
GRIP CAR, noun. (US) (dated) A streetcar, especially a cable car.
GRIP CARS, noun. Plural of grip car
GRIP TAPE, noun. Sandpaper with an adhesive on one side that is used to affix it to the surface of a skateboard deck and thus provide added friction.

Dictionary definition

GRIP, noun. 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".
GRIP, noun. 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".
GRIP, noun. A portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him".
GRIP, noun. The friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).
GRIP, noun. Worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made.
GRIP, noun. 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".
GRIP, noun. 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".
GRIP, verb. Hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel".
GRIP, verb. To grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes".
GRIP, verb. To render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra".

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