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grasp to take hold of with or as with a hand. [9 definitions]
graspable combined form of grasp.
grasp at a straw to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasp at straws to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasping overly eager to obtain material goods, sometimes to the point of ruthlessness; greedy. [2 definitions]
grass a green plant with narrow flat leaves and jointed stems, often covering lawns and meadows. [8 definitions]
grass carp a large East Asian carp that feeds on weeds and was brought to the United States to help clear plant-clogged rivers and lakes.
grass cloth a coarse cloth made of plant fibers such as jute or hemp, used for table linens or as a textured wall covering.
grass-fed of or pertaining to cattle that eat a diet consisting primarily of grass, or to beef produced by such cattle.
grasshopper any of numerous plant-eating insects with long hind legs adapted for jumping.
grassland a large tract of land mainly covered by perennial grasses and having few trees or shrubs.
grassless combined form of grass.
grassroots originating with or operating among the common people.
grass roots (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the common mass of people, esp. those in local areas as opposed to the political or cultural centers. [2 definitions]
grass snake any of several common small harmless snakes, such as the garter or green snake.
grass tree any of several related Australian plants having thick, woody stems and stiff, grasslike leaves, and bearing spikes of white flowers.
grass widow a woman who is separated or divorced from her husband. [2 definitions]
grass widower a man who is separated or divorced from his wife. [2 definitions]
grassy covered with grass. [2 definitions]
grate1 a framework of crossed or parallel bars that serves as a covering, guard, or the like. [4 definitions]
grate2 to make a sharp rasping noise, as of scraping. [5 definitions]