Grasp and Reach


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Grasp noun – The limit of capability.
Reach is a synonym for grasp in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Reach" instead the word "Grasp" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like touch, range, comprehension, hand over. popular alternative
Nearby Words: grasping, grasped, grasper
Synonyms for Grasp


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Reach noun – The limit of capability.
Grasp is a synonym for reach in touch topic. You can use "Grasp" instead the word "Reach" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as ability, extent, range, comprehension. popular alternative
Nearby Words: reached, reaching, reachable
Synonyms for Reach

How words are described

good good grasp good reach
full full grasp full reach
best best grasp best reach
better better grasp better reach
Other adjectives: poor, great, little, impressive, excellent, decent, easy, ultimate, incredible, limited, amazing, unusual, greatest, conversational.

Common collocations

power grasp power reach power
part grasp part reach part
point grasp point reach point
form grasp form reach form
Other nouns: potential, head.

Both words in one sentence

  • Compare Buffy Speak, which similarly involves a character's conversational reach exceeding his verbal grasp.
  • Warhammer Online had grand ideals, but their grasp seemed to exceed their reach at the start.
    Source: Alt-itis
  • Synopsis: Four kids finally reach the end of their game only to have victory violently torn from their grasp.
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