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Synonyms for clasp
klæsp, klɑsp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clasp(noun)

    a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

    Synonyms:
    clutches, clench, grip, clutch, grasp, hold

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  2. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold(verb)

    the act of grasping

    "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

    Synonyms:
    compass, bobby pin, detainment, batch, traveling bag, range, clutches, custody, reach, postponement, suitcase, clench, keep, clutch bag, time lag, grasp, clutch pedal, detention, handgrip, hairgrip, hold, clutch, appreciation, storage area, cargo area, grip, traction, handle, travelling bag, cargo deck, wait, clinch, cargo hold, adhesive friction, delay, bag

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  3. clasp(verb)

    hold firmly and tightly

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  4. brooch, clasp(verb)

    fasten with or as if with a brooch

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  5. buckle, clasp(verb)

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    Synonyms:
    crumple, heave, brooch, warp, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  6. clasp(verb)

    grasp firmly

    "The child clasped my hands"

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clasp

    To catch is to come up with or take possession of something departing, fugitive, or illusive. We catch a runaway horse, a flying ball, a mouse in a trap. We clutch with a swift, tenacious movement of the fingers; we grasp with a firm but moderate closure of the whole hand; we grip or gripe with the strongest muscular closure of the whole hand possible to exert. We clasp in the arms. We snatch with a quick, sudden, and usually a surprising motion. In the figurative sense, catch is used of any act that brings a person or thing into our power or possession; as, to catch a criminal in the act; to catch an idea, in the sense of apprehend or comprehend. Compare ARREST.

    Synonyms:
    apprehend, capture, catch, clutch, comprehend, discover, ensnare, entrap, grasp, grip, gripe, lay hold of (on, upon), overtake, secure, seize, snatch, take, take hold of

    Antonyms:
    fail of, fall short of, give up, let go, lose, miss, release, restore, throw aside, throw away

    Preposition:
    To catch at a straw; to catch a fugitive by the collar; to catch a ball with the left hand; he caught the disease from the patient; the thief was caught in the act; the bird in the snare.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clasp

    Synonyms:
    grasp, connect, unite, bracket, concatenate, embrace

    Antonyms:
    relax, sever, unclasp, disconnect, detach, exclude

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clasp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a clasp

  2. clasp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    grasp, gripe, clutch, grapple, put the fingers around, lay hold of, fasten upon

  3. clasp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    embrace, hug

  4. clasp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hook, catch, HASP

  5. clasp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    embrace, hug

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    retainer, staple, fastener

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Translations for clasp

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  • тока, захващам, закопчалка, закопчавамBulgarian
  • sevřítCzech
  • Griff, greifen, SpangeGerman
  • broche, hebilla, agarrar, manija, corcheteSpanish
  • tarrautua, kouristaa, puristaaFinnish
  • fermoir, serrerFrench
  • ճարմանդArmenian
  • agrafoIdo
  • stringere, agguantare, fermaglio, serrare, fibbia, gancioItalian
  • 留め金, 締め金, クラスプJapanese
  • копец, зграпчиMacedonian
  • haak, gesp, schakel, greep, kram, knip, slot, omklemmen, omhelzing, handdrukDutch
  • agarrarPortuguese
  • apucaRomanian
  • застёжкаRussian

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