grasp mentally

grasp mentally
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • grasp — [grasp, gräsp] vt. [ME graspen, by metathesis < * grapsen, prob. < MLowG (as in LowG, Fris grapsen), akin to Norw dial. grapsa, to scratch, ON grapa, to snatch: see GRAB] 1. to take hold of firmly with or as with the hand or arms; grip 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • grasp — graspable, adj. grasper, n. graspless, adj. /grasp, grahsp/, v.t. 1. to seize and hold by or as if by clasping with the fingers or arms. 2. to seize upon; hold firmly. 3. to get hold of mentally; comprehend; understand: I don t grasp your meaning …   Universalium

  • catch — catchable, adj. /kach/, v., caught, catching, n., adj. v.t. 1. to seize or capture, esp. after pursuit: to catch a criminal; to catch a runaway horse. 2. to trap or ensnare: to catch a fish. 3. to intercept and seize; take and hold (something… …   Universalium

  • catch — [c]/kætʃ / (say kach) verb (caught, catching) –verb (t) 1. to capture, especially after pursuit; take captive. 2. to ensnare, entrap, or deceive. 3. a. to be in time to reach (a train, boat, etc.): I barely caught the 5.03. b. to board; travel on …   Australian English dictionary

  • seize — seizable, adj. seizer; Law. seizor /see zeuhr, zawr/, n. /seez/, v., seized, seizing. v.t. 1. to take hold of suddenly or forcibly; grasp: to seize a weapon. 2. to grasp mentally; understand clearly and completely: to seize an idea …   Universalium

  • comprehend — [ˌkɒmprɪ hɛnd] verb 1》 grasp mentally; understand. 2》 formal include, comprise, or encompass. Origin ME: from OFr. comprehender, or L. comprehendere, from com together + prehendere grasp …   English new terms dictionary

  • seize — [[t]siz[/t]] v. seized, seiz•ing 1) to take hold of suddenly or forcibly; grasp: to seize a weapon[/ex] 2) to grasp mentally; understand clearly and completely: to seize an idea[/ex] 3) to take possession or control of as if by suddenly laying… …   From formal English to slang

  • comprehend — ► VERB 1) grasp mentally; understand. 2) formal include or encompass. ORIGIN Latin comprehendere, from prehendere to grasp …   English terms dictionary

  • comprehend — v.tr. 1 grasp mentally; understand (a person or a thing). 2 include; take in. Etymology: ME f. OF comprehender or L comprehendere comprehens (as COM , prehendere grasp) …   Useful english dictionary

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