To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
To fasten the lock of:
To catch with or as with a hook
To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To grasp mentally; apprehend:
(Informal) To close (the lips or mouth):
To secure or lock with or as if with a bolt.
To cinch is to firmly fasten or get a tight grip on something.
To become loose or looser:
To open the lock of (a door, chest, etc.)
To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
Find another word for latching. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for latching, like: securing, locking, hooking, fastening, closing, catching, buttoning, bolting, cinching, loosening and loosing.