Definition of grab

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • grab is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • grab is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • grab is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of grab


  • the act of catching an object with the hands (noun)

    Examples

    1. he made a grab for the ball before it landed

    Synonyms

    1. catch
    2. snap
    3. snatch
  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. catch
    2. take hold of
  • capture the attention or imagination of (verb)

    Examples

    1. This story will grab you

    Synonyms

    1. seize
  • get hold of or seize quickly and easily (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. snaffle
    2. snap up
  • a mechanical device for gripping an object (noun)
  • make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand (verb)

    Examples

    1. The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask
  • obtain illegally or unscrupulously (verb)
  • take or grasp suddenly (verb)

    Examples

    1. She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room

See definition of grab in Merriam Webster

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