Definitions of grip:
- noun: a firm controlling influence
Example: "They kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"
- noun: worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
- noun: the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
- noun: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
Example: "It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
- noun: a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes
- noun: a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place
Example: "In England they call a bobby pin a grip"
- noun: the act of grasping
Example: "He has a strong grip for an old man"
- verb: hold fast or firmly
Example: "He gripped the steering wheel"
- verb: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
- verb: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #84323)
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