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Synonyms and Antonyms of clamp

  1. to put securely in place or in a desired position <clamped the headphones to her ears and began to listen> Synonyms anchor, catch, fasten, fix, hitch, moor, secure, setRelated Words embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, stuff, wedgeNear Antonyms extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, yankAntonyms loose, loosen, unfasten, unfix, unloose, unloosen

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