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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. get into one's hands, take physically;
- Example: "Take a cookie!"
- Example: "Can you take this bag, please"
[syn: take, get hold of]

2. be in or establish communication with;
- Example: "Our advertisements reach millions"
- Example: "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
[syn: reach, get through, get hold of, contact]

3. affect;
- Example: "Fear seized the prisoners"
- Example: "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"
- Example: "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
[syn: seize, clutch, get hold of]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

get hold of v 1: get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please" [syn: take, get hold of] 2: be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia" [syn: reach, get through, get hold of, contact] 3: affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease" [syn: seize, clutch, get hold of]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "get hold of": abduct, absorb, annex, appreciate, apprehend, ascertain, assimilate, be informed, be with one, become acquainted with, broaden the mind, carry off, catch, catch on, comprehend, conceive, cram the mind, determine, dig, digest, discover, fathom, find, find out, find out about, follow, gain knowledge, get, get at, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, glom on to, grab, grasp, have, have it taped, ken, kidnap, know, lay hands on, learn, learn about, load the mind, master, pick up information, read, realize, savvy, seize, seize the meaning, sense, shanghai, take, take in, take over, take possession, take up, throttle, understand