Dictionary Results for clutch|
1. clutch - noun
· the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Synonym(s): clasp, clench, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
Hypernym(s): grasping, taking_hold, seizing, prehension
2. clutch - noun
· a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch"
3. clutch - noun
· a number of birds hatched at the same time
4. clutch - noun
· a collection of things or persons to be handled together
Hypernym(s): collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
5. clutch - noun
· a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand
Hypernym(s): bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse
6. clutch - noun
· a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; "he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"
Hypernym(s): pedal, treadle, foot_pedal, foot_lever
7. clutch - noun
· a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
Hypernym(s): coupling, coupler
8. clutch - verb
· take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
Synonym(s): seize, prehend
Hypernym(s): take, get_hold_of
9. clutch - verb
· hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
Synonym(s): cling_to, hold_close, hold_tight
Hypernym(s): hold, take_hold
10. clutch - verb
· affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
Synonym(s): seize, get_hold_of
Hypernym(s): overwhelm, overpower, sweep_over, whelm, overcome, overtake
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