Synonyms of clench


1. clinch, clench, noose, running noose, slip noose

usage: a small slip noose made with seizing

2. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold, grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension

usage: 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"


1. clench, clinch, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel"

2. clench, squeeze

usage: squeeze together tightly; "clench one's jaw"

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