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English → English (WordNet) Definition: clinch clinch 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] clinch 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 prevent punches 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 clinched” 6: settle conclusively; “clinch a deal”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Clinching 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To set closely together; to close tightly; as, to clinch the teeth or the first. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 4. To make conclusive; to confirm; to establish; as, to clinch an argument. --South. [1913 Webster]


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