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Synonyms for clutches

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold(noun)

    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, custody, reach, postponement, suitcase, clench, keep, clutch bag, time lag, grasp, clutch pedal, detention, handgrip, hairgrip, clasp, hold, clutch, appreciation, storage area, cargo area, grip, traction, handle, travelling bag, cargo deck, wait, clinch, cargo hold, adhesive friction, delay, bag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clutches(n. pl.)

    Synonyms:
    paws, talons

  2. clutches(n. pl.)

    Synonyms:
    hands (implying rapacity or cruelly)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    broods, claws, clutch, couplings

How to pronounce clutches?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say clutches in sign language?

  1. clutches

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#7791appreciation
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#127206handgrip
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How to use clutches in a sentence?

  1. Sumner Redstone:

    I will soon be announcing legal steps to join with the Viacom Inc directors in our common cause to liberate my grandfather from Shari's clutches and protect my fellow trust beneficiaries and Sumner Redstone from her machinations.

  2. Erik Gordon:

    Hedge fund managers with great track records have stood by their conviction that Valeant is a great company despite a growing list of questions about its business model, its pricing policies, its pile of debt and the determination of potential acquisition targets to stay out of Valeant's clutches.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the clutches of a left-wing mob, they've finally convinced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to impeach the President. All of you know your Constitution. The way that impeachment stops is a Senate majority, with me as majority leader.

  4. Zumhar Jamal al-Karwi:

    We won't accept Jalawla remaining in Kurdish clutches. If they cling to it by force, it will be retaken by force, we are prepared to fight against the Kurds alongside the militias unless the peshmerga leave Jalawla.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Only once in a while you become aware of your intrinsic nature, with sudden bursts of empty spaces, without any effort on your part, you come home, rejoice every breath so deep and so soothing, you relax, unfocused, you skip into timelessness. This is the greatest mystery, the greatest gift of existence, without any identification to your senses, no clutches of your old patterns of mind. Few Glimpses of Heaven on the earth! I have experienced, have you?

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