Synonyms of grasp in English:

grasp


See definition of grasp

verb

1‘she grasped his hands’

SYNONYMS
grip, clutch, clasp, hold, clench, lay hold of
catch, seize, grab, snatch, latch on to, catch at, grapple, get one's hands on
ANTONYMS

release

2‘after the lectures she made sure everybody had grasped the important points’

SYNONYMS
understand, comprehend, follow, take in, realize, perceive, see, apprehend, assimilate, absorb, make sense of, master, get to the bottom of, penetrate
informal get, catch on to, figure out, get one's head around, get a fix on, take on board, get the picture, get the drift, make head or tail of
British informal twig, suss, suss out

3‘Henry grasped the opportunity’

SYNONYMS
take advantage of, act on
seize, grasp with both hands, grab, grab at, leap at, snatch, jump at, pounce on
ANTONYMS

miss, overlook


noun

1‘his grasp on her hand was fierce’

SYNONYMS
grip, hold
clutch, clasp, clench

2‘he broke free from his domineering mother's grasp’

SYNONYMS
control, power, clutches, command, mastery, domination, dominion, rule, tyranny, evil embrace

3‘a mighty prize lay within their grasp’

SYNONYMS
reach, scope, capacity, power, limits, range, compass

4‘your grasp of history impresses me’

SYNONYMS
understanding, comprehension, perception, apprehension, awareness, grip, conception, realization, knowledge, cognizance, ken
mastery, command
insight, familiarity