greep

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch grepe, from Old Dutch *gripi (grasp, clutch), from Proto-Germanic *gripiz. A variant nominative singular form, Old Dutch *grip, is preserved in begrip.

Noun[edit]

greep m (plural grepen, diminutive greepje n)

  1. grasp, clutches
    Synonyms: grip, houvast
  2. (figuratively) random guess
    Synonyms: gok

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch grepe, from Old Dutch *grēpa (handle, grip), from Proto-Germanic *graipō.

Noun[edit]

greep f (plural grepen, diminutive greepje n)

  1. grip, handle
    Synonyms: handvat

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

greep

  1. singular past indicative of grijpen

Anagrams[edit]