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"clinch" Meaning in English

1. (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
Part of speech : noun
2. a tight or amorous embrace
Part of speech : noun
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3. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
Part of speech : noun
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4. the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
Part of speech : noun
5. a small slip noose made with seizing
Part of speech : noun
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6. to settle conclusively
Part of speech : verb
Example : They clinched the deal.
7. to flatten the ends of nails and rivets
Part of speech : verb
Example : They clinched the nails to secure the floorboards.
8. to secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts
Part of speech : verb
Example : The girder was clinched into the wall.
9. to embrace amorously
Part of speech : verb
10. to hold in a tight grasp
Part of speech : verb
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11. to hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
Part of speech : verb