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Synonyms for clasp
klæsp, klɑspclasp

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. claspnoun

    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, holdverb

    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. claspverb

    hold firmly and tightly

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  4. brooch, claspverb

    fasten with or as if with a brooch

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  5. buckle, claspverb

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    Synonyms:
    crumple, heave, brooch, warp, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

  6. claspverb

    grasp firmly

    "The child clasped my hands"

    Synonyms:
    brooch, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unclasp

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. claspverb

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a clasp

  2. claspverb

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

  3. claspverb

    Synonyms:
    embrace, hug

  4. claspnoun

    Synonyms:
    hook, catch, HASP

  5. claspnoun

    Synonyms:
    embrace, hug

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. claspnoun

    Synonyms:
    hook, hasp, fibula, morse, catch, embrace

  2. claspverb

    Synonyms:
    grasp, grapple, clutch, seize, embrace, hug

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clasp":

    retainer, staple, fastener

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How to use clasp in a sentence?

  1. I Ching:

    He who possesses the source of Enthusiasm Will achieve great things. Doubt not. You will gather friends around you As a hair clasp gathers the hair.

  2. Marjorie Holmes:

    What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.


Translations for clasp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • закопчавам, закопчалка, захващам, токаBulgarian
  • sevřítCzech
  • Griff, Spange, greifenGerman
  • agarrar, corchete, manija, hebilla, brocheSpanish
  • kouristaa, puristaa, tarrautuaFinnish
  • serrer, fermoirFrench
  • ճարմանդArmenian
  • agrafoIdo
  • serrare, fibbia, stringere, fermaglio, gancio, agguantareItalian
  • 留め金, 締め金, クラスプJapanese
  • зграпчи, копецMacedonian
  • knip, haak, handdruk, omhelzing, omklemmen, slot, gesp, kram, schakel, greepDutch
  • agarrarPortuguese
  • apucaRomanian
  • застёжкаRussian

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