Meaning of CLASP in English

CLASP

vt to surround and cling to; to entwine about.

2. clasp ·noun a close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.

3. clasp ·vt to inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace.

4. clasp ·vt to shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp).

5. clasp ·noun an adjustable catch, bent plate, or hook, for holding together two objects or the parts of anything, as the ends of a belt, the covers of a book, ·etc.

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