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Definition of Grip

Grip

  1. The griffin.
  2. A small ditch or furrow.
  3. To trench; to drain.
  4. An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping.
  5. A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet, one another; as, a masonic grip.
  6. That by which anything is grasped; a handle or gripe; as, the grip of a sword.
  7. A device for grasping or holding fast to something.
  8. To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe.
  9. Specif., an apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.
  10. A gripsack; a hand bag; a satchel.
  11. The influenza; grippe.

Grip Quotations

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
Henry Ford

A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace.
Kwame Nkrumah

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.
John Muir

The nightmare of materialism, which has turned the life of the universe into an evil, useless game, is not yet past; it holds the awakening soul still in its grip.
Wassily Kandinsky

When a country wants television more than they want clean water, they've lost their grip.
Lewis Black
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Grip Translations

grip in Afrikaans is griep, gryp
grip in Danish is gribe
grip in Dutch is bemachtigen, grijpen
grip in German is fassen, fassen, packen
grip in Italian is impaccare, prendere
grip in Norwegian is gripe, grep, fengsle
grip in Portuguese is gripe, aperto
grip in Spanish is gripe, agarrar, empu ar, culata
grip in Swedish is tag, grepp, handtag
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