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To try to hold something - synonyms or related words



to take hold of someone or a part of their body with your hands

catch at

to reach out and try to get hold of something



to try to take hold of something with your hands



to try to take hold of someone or something because you are afraid or in pain, or in order to stop yourself from falling

dip into

to put your hand into a container in order to get something



to try to hold, move, or find something using your hands in a way that is not skilful or graceful

grab at

to try to take hold of something in a rough or rude way

grasp at

to try to take hold of something



to try to balance several things that you are holding without dropping any of them



to quickly jump on or hold someone or something

reach out

to stretch out your arm to try to touch or hold someone or something

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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