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1. clinch

verb. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • start
  • show

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Example sentences of the word clinch


1. Verb, base form
The aim is twofold -- to get the customers to land on your page and to clinch the sale.

2. Noun, singular or mass
To begin the clinch knot, pull the loose end of the line through the eye of your hook.

2. clinch

noun. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily.

Synonyms

  • manoeuvre
  • maneuver

Antonyms

  • decompression
  • cool
  • fail

3. clinch

verb. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] embrace amorously.

Synonyms

  • hug
  • squeeze
  • embrace

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unpin
  • untie
  • unstaple

4. clinch

noun. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together.

Synonyms

  • cramp
  • clamp
  • pipe clamp
  • pipe vise
  • holding device
  • C-clamp
  • press

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • pull

5. clinch

noun. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] a small slip noose made with seizing.

Synonyms

  • running noose
  • noose
  • slip noose
  • outside clinch
  • inside clinch
  • double clinch

Antonyms

  • dispose
  • indispose
  • war
  • disagree

6. clinch

verb. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches.

Synonyms

  • hold

Antonyms

  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

7. clinch

noun. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] a tight or amorous embrace.

Synonyms

  • hug
  • squeeze
  • embrace
  • embracing

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • unbolt
  • unlock
  • stand still

8. clinch

noun. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • nail
  • fastener
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • reject
  • exclusion
  • disorient

9. clinch

verb. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] settle conclusively.

Synonyms

  • square up
  • square off
  • settle

Antonyms

  • float
  • rise
  • begin
  • destabilize

10. clinch

verb. ['ˈklɪntʃ'] hold in a tight grasp.

Synonyms

  • prehend
  • seize
  • clutch

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
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