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Synonyms for clamp

Synonyms for clamp

a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together

fasten or fix with a clamp

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impose or inflict forcefully

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Police will be clamping down on this type of behaviour and we will make full use of all the powers available to us.
The second target, clamping down on private hire car drivers who ply for trade without having been pre-booked, will not be quite so popular an initiative.
WELL done to councils who are clamping down on litter louts etc.
Scots singer Shirley Manson says of the record - out on June 13: 'It deals with my amazement at how his administration is clamping down on gay rights, women's reproductive rights and civil liberties.
The Motion Picture Association of America, which caught flak recently for clamping down on the distribution of movie industry screeners, is now taking its campaign against digital piracy to the classroom.
Due to the fact that there is such scope for manipulation of profits, tax authorities are clamping down.
FIFA have clamped down on the referees who will be clamping down on players in the World Cup Finals.
Stop clamping down on my Christmas," I cry into the empty, frost-bitten air at this time of year - but nobody ever listens.
If the FA are serious about clamping down on this dubious practice, however, the first person they should censure is Sven Goran Eriksson.
CAR insurers are clamping down on careless drivers who have their cars stolen because of their own forgetfulness.