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grip (baggage)

Definition:

a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

grips

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

bag | suitcase | traveling bag [American spelling] | travelling bag [British/Canadian spelling]

Etymology:

Old English grippan, from a Proto-Germanic *gripjaną (compare Old High German...
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All senses of grip...

Definition references  (+images)

Merriam-Webster:

suitcase | carryall [synonym] | carry-on [synonym] | grip [synonym] | handbag [synonym] | holdall [British, synonym] | portmanteau [British, synonym] | traveling bag [British, synonym] | wallet [British, synonym]

portable case designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles (11 of 110 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/suitcase

Random House Dictionary:

traveling bag

a small bag, as a valise or suitcase, usually made of leather, having an oblong shape, and used chiefly to hold clothes. (22 of 24 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/traveling-bag

Wikipedia:

Suitcase

a general term for a distinguishable form of luggage. It's often a somewhat flat, rectangular-shaped bag with rounded/square corners, either metal, hard plastic or made of cloth, vinyl or leather that more or less keeps its shape. It has a carrying... (41 of 561 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Suitcase

Suitcase (disambiguation)

a form of luggage. Suitcase may also refer to: Suitcase (Keb' Mo' album) | Suitcase (Neil Arthur album) | Suitcase: Failed Experiments and Trashed Aircraft, a box set by Guided by Voices, followed by two further volumes | "The Suitcase", an episode of... (40 of 150 words, 10 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Suitcase (disambiguation)

Collins Dictionary:

suitcase

a portable rectangular travelling case, usually stiffened, for carrying clothing, etc (11 of 377 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/suitcase

Oxford Dictionary:

suitcase | suitcasefuls [plural] | suitcaseful [derived]

a case with a handle and a hinged lid, used for carrying clothes and other personal possessions (17 of 57 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/suitcase

Macmillan British Dictionary:

suitcase [countable] | suitcases [plural]

a large container with flat sides and a handle used for carrying clothes and other things when you travel (19 of 45 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/suitcase

Cambridge Dictionary:

suitcase | case [British]

a large rectangular case with a handle for carrying clothes and possessions while travelling (14 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/suitcase

Wiktionary:

suitcase | suitcases [plural] | suitcased [past tense] | suitcasing [present participle]

large (usually rectangular) piece of luggage used for carrying clothes, and sometimes suits, when travelling | to trade using samples in a suitcase (22 of 27 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/suitcase

New World Dictionary:

suitcase

a travel case for clothes, etc., especially a rectangular one that opens into two hinged compartments (16 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suitcase

American Heritage Dictionary:

suitcase

A usually rectangular piece of luggage for carrying clothing. (9 of 12 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suitcase

Encarta Dictionary:

suitcase | suitcases [plural]

a rectangular case used for carrying clothes and other belongings during travel (12 of 27 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716791​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

grip | grips [plural] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

Origin: Old English grippan, from a Proto-Germanic *gripjaną (compare Old High German gripfen); compare the related Old English grīpan, whence English gripe. See also grope. | An amalgam of Old English gripe ... (30 of 101 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/grip

Online Etymology:

grip

Origin: [verb] Old English grippan "to grip, seize, obtain" (class I strong ... | [noun] fusion of Old English gripe "grasp, clutch" and ... (21 of 72 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=grip

Collins Dictionary:

grip | grippe

First use: 18th century

Origin: Old English gripe grasp; related to Old Norse gripr property, Old High German grif | from French grippe, from ... (20 of 28 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/grip

New World Dictionary:

grip | gripped [past tense] | gript [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

Origin: short for "gripsack" | Middle English gripe from Old English gripa, a clutch, handful from base of grīpan: see "gripe"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/grip

Oxford Dictionary:

grip | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle] | grips [3rd-person singular present] | get

Origin: Old English grippa (verb), gripe "grasp, clutch" (noun), gripa "handful, sheath"; related to "gripe"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/grip

American Heritage Dictionary:

grip | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle] | grips [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English gripe, grasp and gripa, handful.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/grip

Merriam-Webster:

grip [entry 1, verb] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English grippen, from Old English grippan; akin to Old English grīpan

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/grip

Encarta Dictionary:

grip | grips [plural] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

Origin: Old English gripe "grasp", gripa "handful" from Germanic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861733190​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

grip | grips [plural] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "grip"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/grip

Collins Dictionary:

grip | grippe

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "grip"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/grip

Macmillan British Dictionary:

grip | grips [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "grip"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/grip

grip [verb] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle] | grips [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "grip"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/grip 17

Macmillan American Dictionary:

grip | grips [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "grip"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/grip

grip [verb] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle] | grips [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "grip"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/grip 17

Cambridge Dictionary:

grip [entry 1] | -pp- [past tense]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "grip"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "grip"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/grip 1

the Free Dictionary:

grip

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "grip"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "grip"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "grip" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/grip

Google Dictionary:

grip | grips [plural] | gripped [past tense] | gripping [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "grip"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

grip

Audio: North American pronunciation of "grip"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=grip​0001 word=grip

YourDictionary Audio:

grip

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "grip" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/grip

freedictionary.org:

Grip

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Grip" by speech synthesizer

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