Synonyms for clasp
- safety pin
Antonyms for clasp
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLASP
She swayed a little, so that the officer tightened his clasp on her wrist.
So vigorous was her movement that Cassidy's clasp was thrown off the wrist.
He received the medal and clasp, Khedive's star and the 3rd class of the Medjidie.
She struggled weakly to free herself, and his clasp only tightened jealously.
She looked from one to the other, and all she could do was to clasp her hands and smile.
It seemed to tremble, and to clasp its hands, and to smile, and to burst into tears.
Hamish did not know whose hands to clasp first; his, or his mother's.
"Ye—es," he replied absently, as he at length fixed the clasp.
Great was her happiness on feeling that he feebly returned the clasp.
The censer was made of iron, and was so large one could not clasp it with both arms.
c.1300, claspe, "metal catch or hook used to hold things together," perhaps a metathesis of clapse, and thus from or related to Old English clyppan "clasp" (see clip (v.2)).