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1. grip  (noun) 
the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

  Also known as: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, hold

  More Specific:
chokehold / choke hold - a restraining hold
embrace / embracing - the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
wrestling hold - a hold used in the sport of wrestling

  More Generic:
    grasping     taking hold     seizing     prehension

2. grip  (noun) 
a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"

  Also known as: bag, traveling bag, suitcase

  More Specific:
carpetbag - traveling bag made of carpet
garment bag - a suitcase that unfolds to be hung up
gripsack - a small suitcase
overnighter / overnight bag / overnight case - a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight
portmanteau / Gladstone / Gladstone bag - a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
weekender - a small suitcase to carry clothing and accessories for a weekend trip

  More Generic:
    baggage     luggage

3. grip  (noun) 
a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in England they call a bobby pin a grip"

  Also known as: bobby pin, hairgrip

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4. grip  (noun) 
the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

  Also known as: handle, handgrip, hold

  More Specific:
ax handle / axe handle - the handle of an ax
broomstick / broom handle - the handle of a broom
crop - the stock or handle of a whip
haft / helve - the handle of a weapon or tool
hilt - the handle of a sword or dagger
hoe handle - the handle of a hoe
knob - a round handle
mop handle - the handle of a mop
panhandle - the handle of a pan
pommel / saddlebow - handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
pommel - a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
rake handle - the handle of a rake
stock - the handle end of some implements or tools
stock / gunstock - the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun

  Part Meronym:
    edge tool     hand tool     umbrella     baggage     luggage     cutlery     eating utensil     brush     briefcase     handbarrow     handcart     pushcart     cart     go-cart     baseball bat     lumber     cricket bat     bat     racket     racquet     ladle     saucepan     frying pan     frypan     skillet     spatula     carpet beater     rug beater     cheese cutter     coffeepot     coffee cup     teacup     mug     watering can     watering pot     carrycot     faucet     handlebar     handset     French telephone     aspergill

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5. grip  (noun) 
a firm controlling influence; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"

  Also known as: grasp

  More Specific:
tentacle - something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp

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6. grip  (noun) 
worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

  More Generic:
    skilled worker     trained worker

7. grip  (noun) 
the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

  Also known as: traction, adhesive friction

    car / auto / automobile / machine / motorcar

  More Generic:
    friction     rubbing

8. grip  (verb) 
hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"

  More Specific:
bite / seize with teeth - to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
pinch / squeeze / twinge / tweet / nip / twitch - squeeze tightly between the fingers

  More Generic:
    seize     prehend     clutch

9. grip  (verb) 
to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"

  Also known as: grapple

  More Generic:
    seize     prehend     clutch

10. grip  (verb) 
to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"

  Also known as: fascinate, transfix, spellbind

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