abduct, absorb, accept, adhere, adhere to, agglomerate, appreciate, apprehend, apprehension, assimilate, awareness, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, bear hug, bite, bunch, carry off, catch, catch on, clairvoyance, clamp, clasp, claws, cleave, cleave to, clench, clinch, cling, cling to, clinging, clip, clot, cluster, clutch, clutches, coagulate, cognize, cohere, command, compass, comprehend, comprehension, conceive, conception, conceptualization, conceptualize, congeal, conglomerate, control, death grip, dig, digest, discern, domination, dominion, embrace, envisage, fathom, firm hold, follow, foothold, footing, foreknowledge, freeze to, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, grab, grapple, grip, gripe, grow together, haft, hand, handle, hands, hang on, hang on to, hang together, have, have information about, have it taped, have knowledge of, helm, helve, hold, hold fast, hold on, hold on to, hold tight, hold together, hug, ideation, intellection, intelligence, iron grip, iron hand, jurisdiction, keep hold of, ken, kidnap, know, learn, lock, make out, mass, master, mastership, mastery, mental grasp
, nab, never let go, nip, perceive, perception, persist, possess, possession, power, precognition, prehend, prehension, purchase, read, realize, recognize, reins of government, savvy, see, seize, seize the meaning, seizure, sense, set, shanghai, snatch, solidify, sovereignty, stay, stay put, stick, stick to, stick together, suzerainty, take, take hold of, take in, talons, tenure, throttle, tight grip, toehold, understand, understanding, wisdom, wot, wot of
authority, influence, patronage, power, preponderance, credit, prestige, prerogative, jurisdiction, right, direction, government, divine right, dynastic rights, authoritativeness, absoluteness, absolutism, despotism, jus nocendi, jus divinum, mastery, mastership, masterdom, dictation, control, hold, grasp
, grip, gripe, reach, iron sway, fangs, clutches, talons, rod of empire, commission, deputy, permission, at the head, dominant, paramount, supreme, predominant, preponderant, in the ascendant, influential, arbitrary, compulsory, stringent, at one's command, in one's power, in one's grasp
, under control, in the name of, by the authority of, de par le Roi, in virtue of, under the auspices of, in the hands of, at one's pleasure, by a dash if the pen, by a stroke of the pen, ex mero motu, ex cathedra, from the chair, the gray mare the better horse, every inch a king.
retention, retaining, keep, detention, custody, tenacity, firm hold, grasp
, gripe, grip, iron grip, fangs, teeth, claws, talons, nail, unguis, hook, tentacle, tenaculum, bond, clutches, tongs, forceps, pincers, nippers, pliers, vice, paw, hand, finger, wrist, fist, neaf, neif, bird in hand, captive, retaining, retentive, tenacious, unforfeited, undeprived, undisposed, uncommunicated, incommunicable, inalienable, in mortmain, in strict settlement, uti possidetis.
retain, keep, hold fast one's own, hold tight one's own, hold fast one's ground, hold tight one's ground, clinch, clench, clutch, grasp
, gripe, hug, have a firm hold of, secure, withhold, detain, hold back, keep back, keep close, husband, reserve, have in stock, have on hand, keep in stock, entail, tie up, settle.
covet, crave (desire), grasp
, exact, extort.
be parsimonious, grudge, begrudge, stint, pinch, gripe, screw, dole out, hold back, withhold, starve, famish, live upon nothing, skin a flint, drive a bargain, drive a hard bargain, cheapen, beat down, stop one hole in a sieve, have an itching palm, grasp
tenacity, toughness, strength, (cohesion), grip, grasp
, stickiness, (cohesion), sequacity, stubbornness (obstinacy), glue, cement, glutinousness, sequaciousness, viscidity, (semiliquidity), leather, white leather, whitleather, gristle, cartilage, unbreakability, tensile strength, tenacious, tough, strong, resisting, sequacious, stringy, gristly cartilaginous, leathery, coriaceous, tough as whitleather, stubborn, unbreakable, indivisible, atomic.
be tenacious, resist fracture, grip, grasp
, stick (cohesion).
be intelligible, speak for itself, speak volumes, tell its own tale, lie on the surface, render intelligible, popularize, simplify, clear up, elucidate, understand, comprehend, take, take in, catch, grasp
, follow, collect, master, make out, see with half an eye, see daylight, see one's way, enter into the ideas of, come to an understanding.