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Definition of Grab

Grab

  1. A vessel used on the Malabar coast, having two or three masts.
  2. To gripe suddenly; to seize; to snatch; to clutch.
  3. A sudden grasp or seizure.
  4. An instrument for clutching objects for the purpose of raising them; -- specially applied to devices for withdrawing drills, etc., from artesian and other wells that are drilled, bored, or driven.

Grab Quotations

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Benjamin Franklin

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.
Maya Angelou

I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
Audrey Hepburn

Of course, there are those critics - New York critics as a rule - who say, 'Well, Maya Angelou has a new book out and of course it's good but then she's a natural writer.' Those are the ones I want to grab by the throat and wrestle to the floor because it takes me forever to get it to sing. I work at the language.
Maya Angelou

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
Alan Watts
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Grab Translations

grab in Afrikaans is gryp
grab in Danish is gribe
grab in Dutch is bemachtigen, aangrijpen, grijpen
grab in French is saisir
grab in German is aufbereiten
grab in Latin is carpo
grab in Norwegian is gripe, snappe
grab in Portuguese is garra

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