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  Definition of clinch
  1. (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
  2. a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
  3. the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
  4. a small slip noose made with seizing
  5. settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"
  6. flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched"
  7. secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; "The girder was clinched into the wall"
  8. embrace amorously
  9. hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel"
  10. hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
Similar Words: hug, squeeze, clench

 

Hyponyms: double clinch, inside clinch, outside clinch

 

Part Meronyms: nail, bolt, rivet

 

Derivational Morphology: clench, embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze, clincher, decisive factor, clasp, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold

 

 
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