grab
noun.
a mechanical device for gripping an object
noun.
the act of catching an object with the hands
Mays made the catch with his back to the plate|he made a grab for the ball before it landed|Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away|the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
Synonym: catch, snap, snatch
verb.
take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Catch the ball!|Grab the elevator door!
verb.
get hold of or seize quickly and easily
I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale
Synonym: snaffle, snap up
verb.
make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand
The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask
verb.
obtain illegally or unscrupulously
Grab power
verb.
take or grasp suddenly
She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room
verb.
capture the attention or imagination of
This story will grab you|The movie seized my imagination
Synonym: seize