To grab is defined as to seize or take suddenly or quickly.(verb)
An example of to grab is to quickly snatch a cookie before anyone else.
The definition of a grab is a sudden snatch, or something that is suddenly or quickly taken.(noun)
See grab in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < MDu grabben, akin to ON grapa, grasp < IE base *ghrebh- > Sans grabh-, to seize
See grab in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb grabbed grabbed, grab·bing, grabs verb, transitive
Origin: Obsolete Dutch
Origin: or Low German grabben
Origin: , from Middle Dutch
Origin: or Middle Low German; see ghrebh-1 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Arabic ġurāb, raven, swift galley; see ġrb in Semitic roots.
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