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Synonyms for clinchklɪntʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clinch(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    clench, clamp, hug, squeeze

  2. clinch, clench(noun)

    a small slip noose made with seizing

    Synonyms:
    clasp, clinch, squeeze, clench, clamp, grip, hold, hug, clutches, grasp, clutch

  3. clinch(noun)

    the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet

    Synonyms:
    clench, clamp, hug, squeeze

  4. clamp, clinch(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    hug, clench, clamp, clinch, squeeze

  5. hug, clinch, squeeze(verb)

    a tight or amorous embrace

    "come here and give me a big hug"

    Synonyms:
    clinch, squeeze, clench, clamp, power play, squeezing, liquidity crisis, wring, credit crunch, squeeze play, hug

  6. clinch(verb)

    secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts

    "The girder was clinched into the wall"

    Synonyms:
    clench

  7. clinch(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    clench

  8. clench, clinch(verb)

    hold in a tight grasp

    "clench a steering wheel"

    Synonyms:
    clench, clinch

  9. clinch(verb)

    embrace amorously

    Synonyms:
    clench

  10. clinch(verb)

    flatten the ends (of nails and rivets)

    "the nails were clinched"

    Synonyms:
    clench

  11. clinch(verb)

    settle conclusively

    "clinch a deal"

    Synonyms:
    clench

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clinch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    grasp, gripe, clasp, clutch, grapple, lay hold of

  2. clinch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten, secure

  3. clinch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confirm, fix, establish

  4. clinch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pun, ambiguity, quibble, CALEMBOUR, DOUBLE-ENTENDRE, double meaning, play upon words

  5. clinch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    clincher, cramp, hold-fast


Translations for clinch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • कड़ीHindi
  • заклёпка, клемма, сдавливать, сжимать, обнимать, зажим, скобаRussian

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