NounClasp (plural Clasps)
- A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
- A buckle or hook that is used to hold two things together.
- (transitive) To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
- To hold firmly and tightly.
- To brooch.
- To buckle.
Adjectives for Clasp
- (embrace) conventional; dewy; impulsive; uncoercive; warm; comforting.; gentlemanly; gentle;
confiding; cruel; lingering; eager; cold; firm; frantic; healthy; strong.
- (fastener) gilt; ornate; clicking.
Verbs for Clasp
- (general) affix—; with—; strain—; brace—; buckle—; cleave—; con-fit—; fumble with—; furnish gird with—; hook—; join—; —bars; —embraces; —encircles; —fastens; —grasps; —insures; —interlocks; —overlaps; —secures.
Adverbs for Clasp
convulsively; deliberately; fondly; unprofitably; familiarly; sensually; hungrily; severely; frantically; impulsively; comfortingly; confidingly; cruelly; lingeringly; coldly; firmly; despairingly.
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