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Synonyms of taking hold

Noun


1. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension, control

usage: the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

Verb


1. take hold, take charge, take control, head, lead

usage: assume control

2. hold, take hold

usage: have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"

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