get ahold of
- The definition of ahold is having made contact, verbally or physically.
An example of the word ahold is to have made contact with someone on the phone.
- To get ahold of something is defined as to grab it, often tightly.
An example of the word ahold would be how the rope is grabbed by someone being rescued by a helicopter or boat.
A hold or grip: Grab ahold of the rope.
- (obsolete, nautical) To bring a ship to lie as near to the windward as it can to get out to sea.
- Mainly used in phrases such as catch, lay, take or get ahold of, on or upon something.
a- + hold
- Making an offer on such homes can seem nearly impossible as such homeowners are often difficult to get ahold of, but if you do, you will end up with an even better bargain.
- Not all parents restrict their children from watching these kinds of movies, and kids, if they really want to, can get ahold of them to watch.
- Party rentals are a great way to get ahold of the items you need for the ultimate event, without committing to permanent ownership.
- Grab ahold of the rail so that you don't fall down the slippery ramp.
- As I started to walk away, he grabbed ahold of my arm and wouldn't let me go.