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Grasp vs Knob - What's the difference?

grasp | knob |

As verbs the difference between grasp and knob

is that grasp is to grip; to take hold, particularly with the hand while knob is to have sex with.

As nouns the difference between grasp and knob

is that grasp is grip while knob is a rounded protuberance, handle, or control switch.

grasp

English

(wikipedia grasp)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To grip; to take hold, particularly with the hand.
  • (senseid)To understand.
  • I have never been able to grasp the concept of infinity .

    Derived terms

    * grasp the nettle

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Grip.
  • *
  • *:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  • (senseid)Understanding.
  • That which is accessible; that which is within one's reach or ability.
  • :
  • knob

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rounded protuberance, handle, or control switch.
  • (geography) A prominent rounded hill.
  • A rounded ornament on the hilt of an edged weapon; a pommel.
  • A prominent, rounded bump along a mountain ridge.
  • (plural) breasts.
  • (British, NZ, slang) A penis.
  • (slang, pejorative) A contemptible person.
  • (cooking) A dollop, an amount just larger than a spoonful (usually referring to butter)
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * doorknob * knob-and-tube

    Verb

  • (British, slang, vulgar, of a man) To have sex with.
  • Anagrams

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