take hold of

Definitions of take hold of
  1. verb
    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
    synonyms: catch, grab
    catch
    be the catcher
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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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