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Clasp meaning

clasp - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten ( a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp).
  2. 2. To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace.
  3. 3. To surround and cling to; to entwine about.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.
  6. 6. A hook or catch for fastening; an embrace.
  7. 7. To fasten with a clasp; embrace.

clasp - examples of usage

  1. Little Korner came forward to clasp his hands. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. She would have given much to clasp both nephew and niece in her arms. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. Tell me why you're crying-"; and they would clasp each other tight, and her arms would hold him like his mother's. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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