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clasp

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clasp

  1. the act or manner of holding be careful that your clasp on the cat isn't too tight, or she could get hurt Synonyms of clasp hold, clench, grapple, grasp, grip, handgrip, handholdWords Related to clasp anchorage, leverage, purchase; grab, seizure; foothold, footing, toehold; clinch, embrace, hugNear Antonyms of clasp release, relinquishment


clasp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clasp

  1. 1 to put one's arms around and press tightly clasped his long-lost sister and cried without restraint Synonyms of clasp bear-hug, embrace, crush, enclasp, enfold, grasp, hug, strainWords Related to clasp clamp, cling, cradle, grab, grip, hold; bosom, embosom, encircle, entwine, envelop, enwind; fold, lock, twine, wrap; cuddle, fondle, nestle, nuzzle, pat, pet, snuggle, stroke

  2. 2 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms clasped a crayon and began drawing Synonyms of clasp take, grasp, grip, holdWords Related to clasp clench, cling (to), clutch, hold on (to); catch, nab, seize, snatchNear Antonyms of clasp discharge, drop, free, liberate, release; deliver, entrust (also intrust), give, hand, hand over, pass, relinquish, transfer, transmit, turn over, unhand


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