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Clinch synonyms
klĭnch
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To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. (Naut.) To stop working
  3. To bring about; effect:
To bring to an end; finish
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  1. To bring to an end; finish
  2. To bring to an end; terminate:
  3. To join or unite; bring into contact:
To make firmer; strengthen:
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  1. To make firmer; strengthen:
  2. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
  3. To reaffirm the establishment of (a reservation or advance arrangement).
To seal by sewing.
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To establish by authority; impose:
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  1. To establish by authority; impose:
  2. To fasten, grip, or support with or as if with a clamp.
  3. To grip, fasten, or brace with or as with a clamp
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  3. To make certain; ensure:
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 maintain a secure grasp.
To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
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  1. To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
  2. To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
  3. To hold in a tight embrace.
(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 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.
A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
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  1. A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
  2. A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
  3. An embrace or hug.
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
Find another word for clinch. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for clinch, like: secure, close, confirm, sew-up, clamp, secure, grip, decide, fasten, hold and clasp.