take hold

Definitions of take hold
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v have or hold in one's hands or grip

Synonyms:
hold
Antonyms:
let go, let go of, release, relinquish
release, as from one's grip
Types:
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grasp, hold on
hold firmly
cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight
hold firmly, usually with one's hands
cradle
hold gently and carefully
clinch
hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
interlace, interlock, lock
hold in a locking position
trap
hold or catch as if in a trap
cradle
hold or place in or as if in a cradle
latch on
take hold of or attach to
cling, hang
hold on tightly or tenaciously
clasp
hold firmly and tightly
cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

v assume control

Synonyms:
take charge, take control
Types:
move in on
seize control of
Type of:
head, lead
be in charge of

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