take hold of
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|Verb||1.||take hold of - take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"|
catch - be the catcher; "Who is catching?"
harpoon - spear with a harpoon; "harpoon whales"
fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
clutch, prehend, seize - take hold of; grab; "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"
hook - catch with a hook; "hook a fish"