take hold of

Definitions of take hold of
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v take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

Synonyms:
catch, grab
catch
be the catcher
Types:
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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
intercept, stop
seize on its way
crab
fish for crab
seine
fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine
scallop, scollop
fish for scallops
rail
fish with a handline over the rails of a boat
brail
haul fish aboard with brails
angle
fish with a hook
shrimp
fish for shrimp
net fish
fish with nets
shark
hunt shark
trawl
fish with trawlers
still-fish
fish with the line and bait resting still or stationary in the water
seize
hook by a pull on the line
prawn
fish for prawns
cut off, cut out
cut off and stop
Type of:
clutch, prehend, seize
take hold of; grab

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