Thesaurus > Related Words: clench

  Words related to clench

Related / Similar Words: clasp, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold, clinch

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a small slip noose made with seizing;
  • squeeze together tightly; "clench one''s jaw";
  • hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel";

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    Hyponyms: chokehold, choke hold, embrace, embracing, wrestling hold, double clinch, inside clinch, outside clinch, grit

     

    Derivational Morphology: hold, take hold, grapple, grip, grasp, hold on, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch, seize, prehend, clinch, clasp, hug, squeeze, clutches

     

     
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