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    clinch

    clinch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word clinch

    Definition
    (noun) (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily Definition
    (noun) a small slip noose made with seizing
    Synonyms : clench
    Definition
    (noun) the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet Definition
    (noun) a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    Synonyms : clamp
    Definition
    (noun) a tight or amorous embrace
    Synonyms : hug , squeeze
    Example Sentence
    • come here and give me a big hug
    Definition
    (verb) secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts
    Example Sentence
    • The girder was clinched into the wall
    Definition
    (verb) hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches Definition
    (verb) hold in a tight grasp
    Synonyms : clench
    Example Sentence
    • clench a steering wheel
    Definition
    (verb) embrace amorously Definition
    (verb) flatten the ends (of nails and rivets)
    Example Sentence
    • the nails were clinched
    Definition
    (verb) settle conclusively
    Example Sentence
    • clinch a deal
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for clinch

Clinch = Clin + ch CLINton goes to CHurch and hugs GOD tightly

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