Synonyms and Antonyms for clinch

1. clinch (v.)

secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts

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2. clinch (n.)

(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily

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3. clinch (v.)

embrace amorously

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4. clinch (n.)

a small slip noose made with seizing

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5. clinch (n.)

the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet

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6. clinch (v.)

hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches

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7. clinch (v.)

hold in a tight grasp

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8. clinch (v.)

settle conclusively

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9. clinch (v.)

flatten the ends (of nails and rivets)

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10. clinch (n.)

a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together

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