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Meaning of GET HOLD OF

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  1. [v]  affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unberable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
  2. [v]  be in communication with, establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
  3. [v]  get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
 Synonyms: clutch, contact, get through, reach, seize, take
 See Also: bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, clutch, communicate, dismember, gather in, intercommunicate, lift out, overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, prehend, raise, scoop, scoop out, scoop up, seize, sweep over, tackle, take apart, take away, take in, take on, take up, undertake, whelm



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abduct, absorb, annex, appreciate, apprehend, ascertain, assimilate, be informed, be with one, become acquainted with, broaden the mind, carry off, catch, catch on, comprehend, conceive, cram the mind, determine, dig, digest, discover, fathom, find, find out, find out about, follow, gain knowledge, get, get at, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, glom on to, grab, grasp, have, have it taped, ken, kidnap, know, lay hands on, learn, learn about, load the mind, master, pick up information, read, realize, savvy, seize, seize the meaning, sense, shanghai, take, take in, take over, take possession, take up, throttle, understand