Grab in a sentence as a noun

How do you know how to name the host so that someone can just grab it when they need it?

You can grab some "100% libre" distributions, these days, but only barely.

And all the time, we had a "hey, let's grab a beer and cheer you up"-kind of relationship that I thought was pretty good.

Oftentimes I'll just grab 4000 or so machines and run a MapReduce to test out some hypothesis.

OpenSSL is a grab bag with hundreds of different stakeholders.

People are upset because of this new standard of "grab everything, put it in a 'secure' location and mine it in the future for past crimes.

Grab in a sentence as a verb

"Steam helps us as customers, but it's also a money grab, and Valve is exploiting a lot of people in a way that's not totally fair," Pitchford says.

Much more likely, in my view, is that the case becomes a testament to what happens when a party makes a high-stakes opportunistic legal grab that goes badly awry.

In practice, if the bad guy can grab the state of random pool, they probably have enough privileged access that they can do much more entertaining things, such as grabbing the user's passphrase or just grabbing their long-term private key.

If government agencies were authorized to create a major program to grab stolen data leaving the country, they could drastically reduce todays wholesale theft of American corporate secrets.

Nearly every ******** job requires a BS degree, they employer just want to make the company staff looks "better educated"These "hot" majors are not really teaching any knowledge, but an easy way to grab a degree, so the students can gain their entry to various job titles.

Grab definitions


a mechanical device for gripping an object


the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

See also: catch snatch snap


take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"

See also: catch


get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"

See also: snaffle


make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"


obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"


take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"


capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"

See also: seize