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"

Hypernym(s): temporary_state

3. clutch - noun

· a number of birds hatched at the same time

Hypernym(s): brood

4. clutch - noun

· a collection of things or persons to be handled together

Synonym(s): batch

Hypernym(s): collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

5. clutch - noun

· a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand

Synonym(s): clutch_bag

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"

Synonym(s): clutch_pedal

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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