Dictionary Results for grasping

1. grasping - noun

· understanding with difficulty; "the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings"

Hypernym(s): understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy

2. grasping - noun

· the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

Synonym(s): taking_hold, seizing, prehension

Hypernym(s): control

3. grasp - verb

· hold firmly

Synonym(s): hold_on

Hypernym(s): hold, take_hold

4. grasp - verb

· get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Synonym(s): grok, get_the_picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, compass, apprehend

Hypernym(s): understand

5. grasping - adjective

· immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"

Synonym(s): avaricious, covetous, grabby, greedy, prehensile

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