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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 hold, clench, grapple, grasp, grip, handgrip, handholdRelated Words anchorage, leverage, purchase; grab, seizure; foothold, footing, toehold; clinch, embrace, hugNear Antonyms 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 bear-hug, embrace, crush, enclasp, enfold, grasp, hug, strainRelated Words 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 take, grasp, grip, holdRelated Words clench, cling (to), clutch, hold on (to); catch, nab, seize, snatchNear Antonyms discharge, drop, free, liberate, release; deliver, entrust (also intrust), give, hand, hand over, pass, relinquish, transfer, transmit, turn over, unhand


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