HyperDic: clutches

English > 1 sense of the word clutches:
NOUNactclutches, clasp, clench, clutch, grasp, grip, holdthe act of grasping
clutches > pronunciation
Soundsklah'chahz; klah'chihz
Rhymesabuzz ... wages: 30 rhymes with ahz...
Agassiz ... wiz: 36 rhymes with ihz...
English > clutches: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of grasping.
Synonymsclasp, clench, clutch, grasp, grip, hold
Narrowerchokehold, choke holdA restraining hold / hold
embrace, embracing, embracementThe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
wrestling holdA hold used in the sport of wrestling
Broadergrasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionThe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
Spanishagarre, agarro, agarrón
Catalanagafada, agarrada

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