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Definition 1: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of - [verb of contact]

Samples where take hold of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Catch the ball!
  • Grab the elevator door!

Synonyms for take hold of in the sense of this definition

(take hold of is a kind of ...) take hold of; grab

"The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter" "She clutched her purse" "The mother seized her child by the arm" "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

(... is a kind of take hold of ) spear with a harpoon

"harpoon whales"

(... is a kind of take hold of ) catch or try to catch fish or shellfish

"I like to go fishing on weekends"

(... is a kind of take hold of ) catch with a hook

"hook a fish"

(... is a kind of take hold of ) catch with a net

"net a fish"

(... is a kind of take hold of ) seize on its way

"The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"

(take hold of has a similar meaning as ...) be the catcher

"Who is catching?"

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