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Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as clasp. On this page you can see how to spell clasp. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

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

What does the acronym clasp stand for?

CLASP abbreviation definitions:
–  Community Livelihood Assistance Special Program
–  Citizens Legal Aid Society of the Philippines


clench, brooch, clutches, clutch, buckle, hold, grip, grasp.
anchor, cleat, guy, vise, cement, clinch, catch, hinge, closure, spike, nail, bond, mucilage, hook, stitch, mediator, go-between, skewer, band, twine, braid, strap, cotter, string, cincture, thread, rivet, fastener, connector, fastening, staple, seal, brad, buckle, tie, paste, pin, weld, clip, snap, button, hitch, knitting, lace, splice, ligament, belt, link, suture, brace, fuse, rabbet, latch, stay, tack, glue, bolt, grapnel, cinch, coupling, knot, chain, hasp, agent, binder, bonding, lock, middleman, Vinculum, medium, zipper, bracket, clamp, hawser, binding.
fastener; hold on something
brooch, embrace, hook, hug, buckle, fastening, catch, fibula, clamp, hasp, hold, grapple, clench, grasp, pin, clip, clutch, safety pin, snap, grip, clinch.
mitt, clenched fist, MITTS.
grab tightly
connect, bear hug, squeeze, seize, glom onto, Coll, fasten, snatch, concatenate, enfold, attack, take, press.
grapple, hold, embrace, grip, clutch, retain, grasp, seize, have, keep, adhere.
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