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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to
avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
2: a small slip noose made with seizing [syn: clench]
3: the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
4: a tight or amorous embrace; “come here and give me a big
hug” [syn: hug, squeeze]
v 1: secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts;
“The girder was clinched into the wall”
2: hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to
3: hold in a tight grasp; “clench a steering wheel” [syn: clench]
4: embrace amorously
5: flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); “the nails were
6: settle conclusively; “clinch a deal” English → English (gcide)
Clinch \Clinch\, v. i.
To hold fast; to grasp something firmly; to seize or grasp
Clinch \Clinch\ (kl[i^]nch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Clinched; p. pr. & vb. n. Clinching.] [OE. clenchen,
prop. causative of clink to cause to clink, to strike; cf. D.
klinken to tinkle, rivet. See Clink.]
1. To hold firmly; to hold fast by grasping or embracing
tightly. “Clinch the pointed spear.” --Dryden.
2. To set closely together; to close tightly; as, to clinch
the teeth or the first. --Swift.
3. To bend or turn over the point of (something that has been
driven through an object), so that it will hold fast; as,
to clinch a nail.
4. To make conclusive; to confirm; to establish; as, to
clinch an argument. --South.
Clinch \Clinch\ (kl[i^]nch), n.
1. The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to
hold fast; a grip; a grasp; a clamp; a holdfast; as, to
get a good clinch of an antagonist, or of a weapon; to
secure anything by a clinch.
2. A pun. --Pope.
3. (Naut.) A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to
the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to