Nouns (9)

n. (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
squeeze, clinch, hug
n. a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
clinch, clamp
n. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
n. the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
clench, clinch
n. a small slip noose made with seizing

Verbs (4)

v. flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched"
secure by clinching, clinch
v. secure by clinching
v. settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"

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Fuzzynyms (20)

stroking, stroke
n. a light touch with the hands
bitstock, brace
n. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
orthodontic braces, braces, brace
n. an appliance that corrects dental irregularities
n. a support that steadies or strengthens something else; "he wore a brace on his knee"
n. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
holdfast, fixing, fastening, fastener
n. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
n. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
n. a catch for locking a door
n. catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove
n. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
v. fasten or fix with a clamp; "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"

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