1 grab /ˈgræb/ verb
grabs; grabbed; grabbing
1 grab
grabs; grabbed; grabbing
Learner's definition of GRAB
: to quickly take and hold (someone or something) with your hand or arms
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to take or get (something) in a quick and informal way
[+ object] informal
: to get the attention or interest of (someone or something)
: to get or be given (something, such as attention)
[+ object] : to take (something) usually in an unfair way

grab at/for

[phrasal verb]
grab at/for (someone or something)
: to quickly stretch out your hand and try to touch or hold (something or someone)
often used figuratively

— grabber

noun, plural grabbers [count]
2 grab /ˈgræb/ noun
plural grabs
2 grab
plural grabs
Learner's definition of GRAB
: a quick attempt to take or get something usually singular often + for
: the act of taking something in a forceful or illegal way

up for grabs

: available for anyone to try to get
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