Associations to the word «Grope»

Wiktionary

GROPE, verb. (obsolete) To feel with or use the hands; to handle.
GROPE, verb. To search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see.
GROPE, verb. To touch (another person) closely and (especially) sexually.
GROPE, verb. (obsolete) To examine; to test; to sound.
GROPE, noun. (informal) An act of groping, especially sexually.
GROPE, noun. (obsolete) an iron fitting of a medieval cart wheel

Dictionary definition

GROPE, noun. The act of groping; and instance of groping.
GROPE, verb. Feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom".
GROPE, verb. Search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection".
GROPE, verb. Fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia