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A clasp on a strap that fits into a matching part on a post, another strap, etc. thereby securing the strap
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  1. A clasp on a strap that fits into a matching part on a post, another strap, etc. thereby securing the strap
  2. An ornament that resembles this clasp, such as a metal square on a shoe or hat.
  3. 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.
A cotter pin.
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  1. A cotter pin.
  2. A little piece of stiff wire with a pointed end and a flattened or rounded head, used for fastening things together or holding them in place; straight pin
  3. Something, such as a safety pin, that resembles such a piece of wire in shape or use.
A small metal catch inserted in a loop, or eye, to fasten clothes together
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  1. A small metal catch inserted in a loop, or eye, to fasten clothes together
  2. A curved or bent piece of metal, wood, etc. used to catch, hold, or pull something
  3. (Basketball) A hook shot.
A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
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  1. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
  2. (Baseball) The catching of a ball in flight and holding it firmly
  3. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
To take hold of firmly with or as with the hand or arms; grip
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  1. To take hold of firmly with or as with the hand or arms; grip
  2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
  3. To reach for and try to seize
To give a grip to
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  1. To give a grip to
  2. To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
  3. To get and hold the attention of
To join in an embrace.
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  1. To join in an embrace.
  2. (Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
  3. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
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  1. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
  2. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  3. To seize and hold, as after a chase; capture
To fasten by means of a hook or a hook and eye.
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  1. To fasten by means of a hook or a hook and eye.
  2. (Sports) To impede the progress of (an opponent in ice hockey) by holding or restraining the player with one's stick, in violation of the rules.
  3. To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To bring to a halt; stop
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
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  1. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
  2. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
  3. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
A device, such as a seat belt, that secures a person or object.
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  1. A device, such as a seat belt, that secures a person or object.
  2. Any of various devices for fastening things together; fastening
  3. Mechanically, any device that fastens; especially, a collective term for items such as screws, nuts, washers, bolts and the like
(Informal) Something intended to attract attention or encourage involvement; specif., in popular music, a catchy, repeated phrase, verse, riff, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Something intended to attract attention or encourage involvement; specif., in popular music, a catchy, repeated phrase, verse, riff, etc.
  2. A curved or bent piece of metal, wood, etc. used to catch, hold, or pull something
  3. (Basketball) A hook shot.
Hug (noun); putting arms around someone.
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  1. Hug (noun); putting arms around someone.
  2. Eager acceptance:
  3. An embracing; hug
A tight clasp or hold with the arms, as in wrestling
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  1. A tight clasp or hold with the arms, as in wrestling
  2. A crushing embrace, as in wrestling.
  3. A bear's squeeze
A handclasp or brief embrace.
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  1. A handclasp or brief embrace.
  2. A quantity of something extracted by squeezing
  3. A facsimile impression made by pressing a soft substance onto something, as a coin or inscription
(Sports) An act or instance of clinching in boxing.
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  1. (Sports) An act or instance of clinching in boxing.
  2. Something, such as a clamp, that clinches.
  3. (Slang) An embrace
Something, such as a mechanical device, that clenches or holds fast.
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  1. Something, such as a mechanical device, that clenches or holds fast.
  2. A firm grip
  3. A tight grip or grasp.
A grasp; grip
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  1. A grasp; grip
  2. A woman's small handbag with no handle or strap, held in the hand
  3. A device for gripping and holding, as in a crane
A firm hold; control; possession
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  1. A firm hold; control; possession
  2. The power to hold or seize; reach
  3. A firm hold or grip.
(Sports) The manner of holding a ball, bat, club, racket, etc.
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  1. (Sports) The manner of holding a ball, bat, club, racket, etc.
  2. The act of taking firmly and holding fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.; secure grasp; firm hold
  3. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
A thing to hold or hold on by
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  1. A thing to hold or hold on by
  2. A control or adjustor on a television that keeps the screen image in proper position:
  3. A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido:
A coming to grips; hand-to-hand fight
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  1. A coming to grips; hand-to-hand fight
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
(Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
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  1. (Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
  2. To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
  3. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
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  1. To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
  2. To fold something around; to envelop
  3. To hold within limits; enclose.
To keep from falling or moving; support:
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  1. To keep from falling or moving; support:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
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  1. To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
  2. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
  3. (Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
(Basketball) To employ a press.
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  1. (Basketball) To employ a press.
  2. To move by applying pressure:
  3. To insist upon or put forward insistently:
To manage to find time or space for:
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  1. To manage to find time or space for:
  2. To put pressure or bring influence to bear upon (someone) to do a certain thing, as to pay money, etc.
  3. (Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
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  1. To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
  2. To be held together securely.
  3. (Sports) To hold a boxing opponent's body with one or both arms to prevent or hinder punches.
To embrace; cherish
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  1. To embrace; cherish
  2. To conceal in the bosom; hide
To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
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  1. To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  2. To enunciate with clarity and precision:
  3. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
To enclose protectively; surround; shelter
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  1. To enclose protectively; surround; shelter
  2. (Archaic) To take to one's bosom; embrace; cherish
  3. (Archaic) To clasp to or hold in the bosom.
To bring together tightly; close (the teeth or fist) firmly
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  1. To bring together tightly; close (the teeth or fist) firmly
  2. To squeeze; to grip or hold tightly.
  3. To grip tightly
To engage the clutch of an automobile, etc.
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  1. To engage the clutch of an automobile, etc.
  2. To snatch or seize (at)
  3. To grasp or hold eagerly or tightly
To make a grasping or snatching motion:
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  1. To make a grasping or snatching motion:
  2. To snatch or try to snatch something
  3. To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
To use a grapple or similar device, as for dragging.
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  1. To use a grapple or similar device, as for dragging.
  2. To struggle or try to cope (with)
  3. To grip and hold; seize
To hold with the arms; embrace.
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  1. To hold with the arms; embrace.
  2. To take hold of firmly with or as with the hand or arms; grip
  3. To reach for and try to seize
To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
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  1. To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
  2. To get and hold the attention of
  3. To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
To lay sudden or forcible hold of something.
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  1. To lay sudden or forcible hold of something.
  2. To take hold of suddenly or forcibly, with or as with the hand; clutch
  3. To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
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