Nouns (14)

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 coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
clutch pedal, clutch
n. a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; "he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"
clutch bag, clutch
n. a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand
n. a number of birds hatched at the same time
n. a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch"

Verbs (3)

get hold of, seize, clutch
v. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"

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Fuzzynyms (29)

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 flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
n. a chest especially for storing valuables
n. your personal financial means; "that car is too expensive for my pocketbook"
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)
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
stop, intercept
v. seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
twirp, tweet
v. make a weak, chirping sound; "the small bird was tweeting in the tree"
place upright, stand up, stand
v. put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

Synonyms (5)

seize on, hook on, fasten on, latch on, take up
v. adopt; "take up new ideas"

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