clasp

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Synonyms for clasp

Synonyms for clasp

a device for fastening or for checking motion

the act of embracing

an act or means of holding something

to put one's arms around affectionately

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

Synonyms for clasp

a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

hold firmly and tightly

fasten with or as if with a brooch

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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grasp firmly

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In the design of the ring, a heart topped by a crown that is clasped by two hands, the clasping hands symbolize friendship, the heart represents love and the crown denotes loyalty.
I would be grateful if anyone can throw some light on the origins of the Cavern stomp, a most unusual dance which involved skipping and clasping hands, as pairs came together, then pulled apart.
And the Ornitholestes were the villains, with their long, clasping hands and ability to bound along on two legs.
Margaret Thatcher didn't hug, he says, and when Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl wanted to express their friendship, clasping hands was enough.
Following tradition, their last moments would have been spent clasping hands as they stood around the engines and the waters rose around them.
They would walk together, clasping hands, offering the world that warm and fuzzy picture of black and white leaders at work together.
Along with his wife Michelle, he stunned the ecstatic crowds - who were warned there would be no walkabout - by clasping hands, signing autographs and posing for pictures.