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.
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".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.