prehend

Definitions of prehend
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v take hold of; grab

Synonyms:
clutch, seize
Types:
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nab
seize suddenly
rack
seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
claw
clutch as if in panic
apprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nab, nail, pick up
take into custody
capture, catch, get
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
collar
seize by the neck or collar
clasp
grasp firmly
grip
hold fast or firmly
grab
take or grasp suddenly
catch, grab, take hold of
take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
snap, snatch, snatch up
to grasp hastily or eagerly
clench, clinch
hold in a tight grasp
grapple, grip
to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
harpoon
spear with a harpoon
fish
catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
hook
catch with a hook
net, nett
catch with a net
recapture, retake
capture again
swoop, swoop up
seize or catch with a swooping motion
intercept, stop
seize on its way
bite, seize with teeth
to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
nip, pinch, squeeze, tweet, twinge, twitch
squeeze tightly between the fingers
lasso, rope
catch with a lasso
Type of:
get hold of, take
get into one's hands, take physically

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