Definition of “clasp” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “clasp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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claspverb [ T ]

us /klæsp/

to hold someone or something firmly in your hands or arms:

He clasped the vase, afraid he would drop it.

claspnoun [ C ]

us /klæsp/

a firm hold on something with your arms or hands:

She had a firm clasp on her daughter’s hand.

A clasp is a small metal device used to fasten a belt, a bag, or a piece of jewelry.

(Definition of “clasp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)