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  Definition of clasp
  1. 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"
  2. a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  3. hold firmly and tightly
  4. grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
  5. fasten with a buckle or buckles
  6. fasten with or as if with a brooch
Similar Words: clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold, buckle, brooch

 

Hyponyms: chokehold, choke hold, embrace, embracing, wrestling hold, hug, bosom, squeeze

 

Part Meronyms: bracelet, bangle, bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse

 

Derivational Morphology: hold, take hold, grapple, grip, grasp, hold on, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch, seize, prehend, clench, clinch, brooch, buckle, clutches, broach, breastpin

 

Anagrams: scalp

 

 
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