Nouns (8)

hold, grip, grasp, clutches, clutch, clench, clasp
n. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
n. a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

Verbs (6)

v. hold firmly and tightly
v. grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
clasp, buckle
v. fasten with a buckle or buckles
brooch, clasp
v. fasten with or as if with a brooch

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Fuzzynyms (39)

cup of tea, dish, bag
n. an activity that you like or at which you are superior; "chemistry is not my cup of tea"; "his bag now is learning to play golf"; "marriage was scarcely his dish"
n. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
n. a catch for locking a door
n. holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
bench vise, vise
n. a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
clenched fist, fist
n. a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)
handclasp, handshaking, shake, handshake
n. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
take hold, hold
v. have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
conjoin, join
v. make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
link up, tie, link, connect
v. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
link, yoke
v. link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
lock, interlock
v. become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered"
put away, gaol, put behind bars, immure, remand, jug, jail, lag, incarcerate, imprison
v. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

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Antonyms (5)

v. release from a clasp; "She clasped and unclasped her hands"
v. release from a clasp; "She clasped and unclasped her hands"
v. cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
v. cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
v. undo the buckle of; "Unbuckle your seat belt"


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