English verb: prehend
|1.||prehend (contact) take hold of; grab|
|Samples||The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter.|
She clutched her purse.
The mother seized her child by the arm.
Birds of prey often seize small mammals.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||get hold of, take|
|Narrower (hyponym)||apprehend, arrest, capture, catch, catch, clasp, claw, clench, clinch, collar, collar, cop, get, grab, grab, grapple, grip, grip, nab, nab, nail, pick up, rack, snap, snatch, snatch up, take hold of|