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synonyms for cinching

  • assure
  • cover
  • guarantee
  • hedge
  • safeguard
  • shield
  • underwrite
  • cinch
  • guard
  • indemnify
  • register
  • warrant
  • bar
  • bolt
  • cinch
  • close
  • lock
  • secure
  • close up
  • make fast
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antonyms for cinching

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  • endanger
  • lay bare
  • uncover
  • loosen
  • open
  • unfasten
  • unlock
  • loose
  • unlatch
  • allow
  • detach
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • permit
  • release
  • set free
  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • unlock
  • untie
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How to use cinching in a sentence

We got the saddles and flung them on the ponies, cinching them good and tight, and then put on the bridles.
THE FRONTIER BOYS IN THE GRAND CANYONWYN ROOSEVELT
Suddenly as the Wolf breasted an upland he saw a man leisurely cinching a saddle on a buckskin horse.
BULLDOG CARNEYW. A. FRASER
It was plain they were cinching their saddles, probably preparing to do some rough riding.
ON A DONKEY'S HURRICANE DECKR. PITCHER WOODWARD
Rob asked no questions, but went on, taking slack and cinching at the word.
THE YOUNG ALASKANS ON THE MISSOURIEMERSON HOUGH
He handed Annixter a sheet of note paper, and turned again to the cinching of his saddle.
THE OCTOPUSFRANK NORRIS
Casting off their superfluous furs and blankets, and with a final cinching of belts, they came to attention.
THE GOD OF HIS FATHERSJACK LONDON
Bob and Tom silently 246 peeled off their coats, and Nelson followed suit, cinching in his leather belt in a businesslike way.
FOUR AFLOATRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
He started running toward the lifeship, too, cinching his belt as he ran.
A WOMAN'S PLACEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
He was untying his horse, with quick decided movements, and cinching up the girth.
FOR THE SOUL OF RAFAELMARAH ELLIS RYAN
I went quietly back to the river-bed, and found that most of the fellows had dismounted and were "cinching" up their saddles.
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