Definition of grip

Scrabble & Words with friends points


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

Definition of grip


  • to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. grapple
  • a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bag
    2. suitcase
    3. traveling bag
    4. travelling bag
  • the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. adhesive friction
    2. traction
  • the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun)

    Examples

    1. it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

    Synonyms

    1. handgrip
    2. handle
    3. hold
  • a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place (noun)

    Examples

    1. in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip

    Synonyms

    1. bobby pin
    2. hairgrip
  • to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. fascinate
    2. spellbind
    3. transfix
  • an intellectual hold or understanding (noun)

    Examples

    1. a good grip on French history
    2. they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities
    3. he was in the grip of a powerful emotion

    Synonyms

    1. grasp
  • the act of grasping (noun)

    Examples

    1. he has a strong grip for an old man

    Synonyms

    1. clasp
    2. clench
    3. clutch
    4. clutches
    5. grasp
    6. hold
  • hold fast or firmly (verb)

    Examples

    1. He gripped the steering wheel
  • worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made (noun)

See definition of grip in Merriam Webster

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