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clasp
Definition:
A hook for fastening; a catch; an embrace by throwing the arms around.

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
clasp.
clasp
brooch, buckle, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold.
fastener
agent, anchor, band, belt, binder, binding, bolt, bond, bonding, brace, bracket, brad, braid, buckle, button, catch, cement, chain, cinch, cincture, clamp, cleat, clinch, clip, closure, connector, cotter, coupling, fastener, fastening, fuse, glue, go-between, grapnel, guy, hasp, hawser, hinge, hitch, hook, knitting, knot, lace, latch, ligament, link, lock, mediator, medium, middleman, mucilage, nail, paste, pin, rabbet, rivet, seal, skewer, snap, spike, splice, staple, stay, stitch, strap, string, suture, tack, thread, tie, twine, vise, weld, zipper, Vinculum.
fastener; hold on something
brooch, buckle, catch, clamp, clench, clinch, clip, clutch, embrace, fastening, fibula, grapple, grasp, grip, hasp, hold, hook, hug, pin, safety pin, snap.
fist
clenched fist, mitt, MITTS.
tenure
incumbency.
verb
contact
clasp.
grab tightly
attack, bear hug, concatenate, connect, enfold, fasten, press, seize, squeeze, take, Coll, glom onto, snatch.
grip
adhere, clutch, embrace, grapple, grasp, grip, have, hold, keep, retain, seize.
Examples of usage:
  1. The hand trembled a little, and made a faint attempt to clasp his. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. As if she feared the man's thoughts, Elsie shrank away from her husband's clasp, the movement unnoticed by him. – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  3. Let thy protection conquer human movements; See Beatrice and all the blessed ones My prayers to second clasp their hands to thee! – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  4. The clasp of Amy's arm tightened. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  5. The partners clasp hands, and all run forward ten steps, keeping time with the rhythm of the words. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger

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