Fasten+with+a+clasp

  • 1 clasp — ► VERB 1) grasp tightly with one s hand. 2) place (one s arms) around something so as to hold it tightly. 3) press (one s hands) together with the fingers interlaced. 4) fasten with a clasp. ► NOUN 1) a device with interlocking parts used for… …

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  • 2 clasp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. hug, embrace, enfold; fasten, hook, buckle; clutch, hold. See coherence, endearment, connection. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. buckle, pin, hook, catch; see fastener . v. 1. [To hold tightly] Syn. grasp …

    English dictionary for students

  • 3 clasp — verb 1》 grasp tightly with one s hand.     ↘place (one s arms) around something so as to hold it tightly.     ↘embrace (someone) closely. 2》 fasten with a clasp. noun 1》 a device with interlocking parts, for fastening things together. 2》 an… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 4 clasp — I. v. a. 1. Fasten with a clasp. 2. Grasp, grip, clutch, grapple, put the fingers around, lay hold of, fasten upon. 3. Embrace, hug, fold. II. n. 1. Hook, catch. See hasp. 2. E …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 5 Clasp — (kl[.a]sp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clasped} (kl[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clasping}] [OE. claspen, clapsen, prob. akin to E. clap.] 1. To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 clasp — [klasp, kläsp] n. [ME claspe, clapse; ? akin to OE clyppan, clasp: see CLIP2] 1. a fastening, as a hook, buckle, or catch, to hold two things or parts together 2. the act of holding or grasping; embrace 3. a grip of the hand 4. a metal bar… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 clasp — n. & v. n. 1 a a device with interlocking parts for fastening. b a buckle or brooch. c a metal fastening on a book cover. 2 a an embrace; a person s reach. b a grasp or handshake. 3 a bar of silver on a medal ribbon with the name of the battle… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 clasp — /klasp, klahsp/, n., v., clasped or (Archaic) claspt /klaspt, klahspt/; clasping. n. 1. a device, usually of metal, for fastening together two or more things or parts of the same thing: a clasp for paper money; a clasp on a necklace. 2. a firm… …

    Universalium

  • 9 clasp — clasp1 [kla:sp US klæsp] n 1.) a small metal object for fastening a bag, belt, piece of jewellery etc 2.) [singular] a tight hold = ↑grip ▪ the firm clasp of her hand clasp 2 clasp2 v [T] written …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 clasp — /klæsp / (say klasp), /klasp / (say klahsp) noun 1. a device, usually of metal, for fastening things or parts together; any fastening or connection; anything that clasps. 2. a grasp; an embrace. 3. a military decoration consisting of a small… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 clasp — [[t]klæsp, klɑsp[/t]] n. 1) a device, usu. of metal, for fastening together two or more things or parts of the same thing 2) a firm grasp or grip 3) a tight embrace 4) mil a small bar, star, etc., affixed to a military decoration to indicate that …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 clasp — 1 noun 1 (C) a small metal object for fastening a bag, belt, piece of jewellery etc 2 (singular) a tight hold; grip 1 (1): the firm, reassuring clasp of her hand 2 verb (T) 1 to hold someone or something tightly, closing your fingers or arms… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 clasp — I. noun Etymology: Middle English claspe Date: 14th century 1. a. a device (as a hook) for holding objects or parts together b. a device (as a bar) attached to a military medal to indicate an additional award of the medal or the action or service …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 clasp — clasp1 [ klæsp ] noun 1. ) count a metal object used to fasten a piece of jewelry, bag, belt, etc.: a black handbag with a brass clasp 2. ) singular MAINLY LITERARY a way of holding something tightly: GRIP: Peter took her hand in a firm clasp.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 fasten — /fas euhn, fah seuhn/, v.t. 1. to attach firmly or securely in place; fix securely to something else. 2. to make secure, as an article of dress with buttons, clasps, etc., or a door with a lock, bolt, etc. 3. to enclose securely, as a person or… …

    Universalium

  • 16 clasp — I UK [klɑːsp] / US [klæsp] verb [transitive] Word forms clasp : present tense I/you/we/they clasp he/she/it clasps present participle clasping past tense clasped past participle clasped * 1) mainly literary to hold someone or something tightly… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 fasten — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. secure, make fast, attach, fix, bind, lock up. See junction, closure, restraint. Ant., unfasten, release. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make something secure] Syn. attach, lock, fix, tie, bind, lace,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 clasp — Synonyms and related words: abduct, adhere, adhere to, agglomerate, around, articulate, batten, batten down, bear hug, bite, bolt, bosom, brooch, buckle, bunch, butt, button, carry off, catch, clamp, cleat, cleave, cleave to, clench, clinch,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 clasp — klɑːsp n. buckle; holding with the hand; hug, embrace v. hug, embrace; hold by the hand; fasten together …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 ἐμπερονῶ — ἐμπερονάω fasten with a clasp pres imperat mp 2nd sg ἐμπερονάω fasten with a clasp pres subj act 1st sg (attic epic ionic) ἐμπερονάω fasten with a clasp pres ind act 1st sg (attic epic ionic) ἐμπερονάω fasten with a clasp pres subj act 1st sg… …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)


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