get hold of

get hold of
Synonyms and related words:
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

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • get hold of — (someone) to communicate with someone. He said he planned to call Mom this week, so I thought he d get hold of her sooner or later …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of — ► get hold of 1) grasp. 2) informal find or contact. Main Entry: ↑hold …   English terms dictionary

  • get hold of — index grapple, obtain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get hold of — verb 1. get into one s hands, take physically (Freq. 1) Take a cookie! Can you take this bag, please • Syn: ↑take • See Also: ↑take in (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ hold\ of — v 1. To get possession of. Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves. 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get hold of — 1) (smth) get possession of When you get hold of a dictionary could you please let me see it for a few minutes. 2) (smb) find a person so you can speak with him or her I tried to get hold of him last week but he was out of town …   Idioms and examples

  • get hold of —    If you obtain something, or manage to contact someone, you get hold of them.     I d like to contact the owner. Do you know where I can get hold of him? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get hold of — informal I ll try to get hold of Stevenson this evening Syn: contact, get in touch with, communicate with, make contact with, reach, notify; phone, call, speak to, talk to …   Thesaurus of popular words

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