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Claspt vs. Clasp

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Clasptverb

(archaic) clasp

Claspnoun

A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.

‘I always have a hard time working the clasp on this necklace!’;

Claspnoun

(in the singular) An embrace, a grasp, or handshake.

‘He took her hand in a firm clasp.’;

Claspverb

(transitive) To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.

‘They clasped hands and parted as friends.’;

Claspverb

To shut or fasten together with, or as if with, a clasp.

Claspverb

To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp).

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Claspverb

To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace.

Claspverb

To surround and cling to; to entwine about.

Claspnoun

An adjustable catch, bent plate, or hook, for holding together two objects or the parts of anything, as the ends of a belt, the covers of a book, etc.

Claspnoun

A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.

Claspnoun

a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

Claspnoun

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’;

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Claspverb

hold firmly and tightly

Claspverb

fasten with or as if with a brooch

Claspverb

fasten with a buckle or buckles

Claspverb

grasp firmly;

‘The child clasped my hands’;

Claspverb

grasp (something) tightly with one's hand

‘he clasped her arm’;

Claspverb

place (one's arms) around something so as to hold it tightly

‘Kate's arms were clasped around her knees’;

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Claspverb

hold (someone) tightly

‘he clasped Joanne in his arms’;

Claspverb

fasten (something) with a small brooch or similar device

‘one modest emerald clasped her robe’;

Claspnoun

a device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together

‘a gold bracelet with a turquoise clasp’;

Claspnoun

a silver bar on a medal ribbon, inscribed with the name of the battle at which the wearer was present

‘he received the Queen's medal with four clasps’;

Claspnoun

an embrace

‘we embraced, a tight clasp with cheeks touching’;

Claspnoun

a grasp or handshake

‘he took her hand in a firm clasp’;

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