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1. clasp

verb. ['ˈklæsp'] hold firmly and tightly.

Synonyms

  • hug
  • squeeze
  • hold on
  • grasp
  • embrace

Antonyms

  • enable
  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue

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Words that Rhyme with Clasp

  • grasp
  • agasp
  • rasp
  • gasp

Example sentences of the word clasp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once the ring is open, the clasp will pull away from the chain.

2. Verb, base form
Lie on your back and clasp your hands together

Quotes containing the word clasp


1. A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razorstrap. A thing book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a clasp is the finest thing in the world to throw at a noisy cat.
- Mark Twain

2. clasp

noun. ['ˈklæsp'] the act of grasping.

Synonyms

  • grasping
  • embracement
  • clutch
  • choke hold
  • wrestling hold
  • clutches
  • prehension
  • grip
  • seizing
  • grasp
  • embrace
  • embracing
  • taking hold
  • chokehold
  • hold

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • bore
  • incapability
  • exclude

3. clasp

verb. ['ˈklæsp'] grasp firmly.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • clutch

Antonyms

  • defy
  • surrender
  • start

4. clasp

verb. ['ˈklæsp'] fasten with or as if with a brooch.

Synonyms

  • brooch
  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • unpack
  • show
  • refrain

5. clasp

verb. ['ˈklæsp'] fasten with a buckle or buckles.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • buckle
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • let
  • uncover
  • outfield

6. clasp

noun. ['ˈklæsp'] a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • purse
  • handbag
  • fastening
  • bracelet
  • bangle
  • holdfast
  • pocketbook
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • exclusion
  • powerlessness
  • derestrict
  • deny
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