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cinch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cinch

  1. 1 something that is easy to do <the clear instructions made setting up the audiovisual system a cinch> Synonyms breeze, cake, cakewalk, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, snap Related Words no-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkaway Phrases piece of cake, walk in the park Near Antonyms brainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie (also toughy); bother, nuisance, trouble Antonyms bear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker [slang]

  2. 2 one that is certain to succeed <after that hole in one, she's a cinch to make the cut for the next round of the tournament> Synonyms sure thing, lock, shoo-in, slam dunkRelated Words certainty, inevitability; eventuality; foregone conclusionNear Antonyms dark horse, long shot




cinch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cinch

  1. to make sure, certain, or safe <the team's latest victory cinches a trip to the play-offs> Synonyms assure, ensure, guarantee, guaranty, ice, insure, secureRelated Words attest, certify, vouch, warrant, witness; pledge, promise, swearNear Antonyms enfeeble, undermine, weaken




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