Lengua inglesa
verb (grasped , grasping )
1 to take a firm hold of something or someone; to clutch.
2 (often grasp at or after something) to make a movement as if to seize it.
3 to understand.
1 a grip or hold.
2 power or control; ability to reach, achieve or obtain felt the promotion was within her grasp .
3 ability to understand beyond their grasp .
[14c in the form graspen ]
grasp at straws see under clutch1.
grasp the nettle see under nettle.

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