Associations to the word «Clasp»


CLASP, noun. A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
CLASP, noun. (in the singular) An embrace, a grasp, or handshake.
CLASP, verb. (transitive) To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
CLASP, verb. To shut or fasten together with, or as if with, a clasp.
CLASP KNIFE, noun. Alternative spelling of clasp-knife
CLASP KNIVES, noun. Plural of clasp knife
CLASP LOCK, noun. A lock that closes or secures itself by means of a spring.

Dictionary definition

CLASP, noun. A fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together.
CLASP, noun. 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".
CLASP, verb. Hold firmly and tightly.
CLASP, verb. Fasten with or as if with a brooch.
CLASP, verb. Fasten with a buckle or buckles.
CLASP, verb. Grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia