clasp hands

clasp hands
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  • clasp hands — shake hands with fervour or affection. → clasp …   English new terms dictionary

  • clasp hands — shake hands, grab each other s hands as a friendly gesture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clasp hands — shake hands with fervor or affection …   Useful english dictionary

  • clasp — ► VERB 1) grasp tightly with one s hand. 2) place (one s arms) around something so as to hold it tightly. 3) press (one s hands) together with the fingers interlaced. 4) fasten with a clasp. ► NOUN 1) a device with interlocking parts used for… …   English terms dictionary

  • clasp — n. & v. n. 1 a a device with interlocking parts for fastening. b a buckle or brooch. c a metal fastening on a book cover. 2 a an embrace; a person s reach. b a grasp or handshake. 3 a bar of silver on a medal ribbon with the name of the battle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clasp — verb 1》 grasp tightly with one s hand.     ↘place (one s arms) around something so as to hold it tightly.     ↘embrace (someone) closely. 2》 fasten with a clasp. noun 1》 a device with interlocking parts, for fastening things together. 2》 an… …   English new terms dictionary

  • clasp — [klasp, kläsp] n. [ME claspe, clapse; ? akin to OE clyppan, clasp: see CLIP2] 1. a fastening, as a hook, buckle, or catch, to hold two things or parts together 2. the act of holding or grasping; embrace 3. a grip of the hand 4. a metal bar… …   English World dictionary

  • clasp — clasp1 [kla:sp US klæsp] n 1.) a small metal object for fastening a bag, belt, piece of jewellery etc 2.) [singular] a tight hold = ↑grip ▪ the firm clasp of her hand clasp 2 clasp2 v [T] written …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clasp — I UK [klɑːsp] / US [klæsp] verb [transitive] Word forms clasp : present tense I/you/we/they clasp he/she/it clasps present participle clasping past tense clasped past participle clasped * 1) mainly literary to hold someone or something tightly… …   English dictionary

  • clasp — clasp1 [ klæsp ] noun 1. ) count a metal object used to fasten a piece of jewelry, bag, belt, etc.: a black handbag with a brass clasp 2. ) singular MAINLY LITERARY a way of holding something tightly: GRIP: Peter took her hand in a firm clasp.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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