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Another word for clasp

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Noun
  1. A device for fastening or for checking motion

      1. A curved or sharply bent device, usually of metal, used to catch, drag, suspend, or fasten something else.
      2. A fishhook.
      3. A curved or barbed plant or animal part.
      1. A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
      2. A device, such as a seat belt, that secures a person or object.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    move

  2. The act of embracing

      1. To fix or secure (a nail or bolt, for example) by bending down or flattening the pointed end that protrudes.
      2. To fasten together in this way.
      3. To settle definitely and conclusively; make final:
      1. To press hard on or together; compress:
      2. To press gently, as in affection:
      3. To exert pressure on, as by way of extracting liquid:
      1. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
      2. To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
      3. To stay close to:
      1. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
      2. To surround or enclose:
      3. To include or contain as part of something broader.
    See also:

    touch

  3. An act or means of holding something

      1. An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
      2. Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
      3. The act of grappling.
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. To close tightly:
      2. To grasp or grip tightly:
      3. To clinch (a bolt, for example).
    See also:

    keep

Verb
  1. To put one's arms around affectionately

    See also:

    touch

  2. To take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
      2. Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
      3. The act of grappling.
      1. To take or grasp suddenly:
      2. To capture or restrain; arrest.
      3. To obtain or appropriate unscrupulously or forcibly:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. To close tightly:
      2. To grasp or grip tightly:
      3. To clinch (a bolt, for example).
    See also:

    keep

Another word for clasp

Noun
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. A curved or sharply bent device, usually of metal, used to catch, drag, suspend, or fasten something else.
      2. A fishhook.
      3. A curved or barbed plant or animal part.
      1. A short, straight, stiff piece of wire with a blunt head and a sharp point, used especially for fastening.
      2. Something, such as a safety pin, that resembles such a piece of wire in shape or use.
      3. A whit; a jot:
      1. A clasp for fastening two ends, as of straps or a belt, in which a device attached to one of the ends is fitted or coupled to the other.
      2. An ornament that resembles this clasp, such as a metal square on a shoe or hat.
      3. An instance of bending, warping, or crumpling; a bend or bulge.
    See also:

    fastener

Verb
  1. To hold tightly

      1. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
      2. To surround or enclose:
      3. To include or contain as part of something broader.
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
  2. To fasten with a clasp

      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. A curved or sharply bent device, usually of metal, used to catch, drag, suspend, or fasten something else.
      2. A fishhook.
      3. A curved or barbed plant or animal part.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    fasten